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Career Information – Full-time Police Officer

(Updated September 4, 2017)
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Full-time Police Officer

The Wall Township Police Department, comprised of 65 sworn officers, is a New Jersey Chief of Police Association Accredited Agency, located in Southern Monmouth County, New Jersey.  The agency is comprised of the patrol division, detective division and community support division and provides police service to approximately 28,000 residents within 32 square miles.

We are looking for highly energetic and motivated self starters who are committed to serving our community as a member of a team of highly motivated proactive professionals distinguished by unwavering ethical and moral values. You must also be devoted to building trust and confidence in a progressive partnership with the community by equally, fairly and proactively enforcing laws. And also be dedicated to improving the quality of life in our community by protecting rights and freedoms, reducing crime and traffic crashes, promoting an atmosphere of safety and security, and addressing residents concerns.

We will begin to accept applications on August 18, 2017 9:00 AM. The application deadline was Thursday, August 31, 2017 9:00AM.

If you filed an application or resume with us previously, you must resubmit the paperwork according to the following procedure.

Starting salary for Police Officer is $35,000

Items needed for Registration

These items must be submitted together. The application, waiver, money order, and doctor’s note must be delivered in person at the Records Bureau in the Wall Township Police Department, 2700 Allaire Rd, Wall, NJ, 07719.  After business hours and weekends, the documents will be accepted at our Communications Center in the Police Department.  DO NOT SUBMIT ANY OTHER DOCUMENTS OTHER THAN WHAT IS REQUESTED AT THIS TIME.   You will be given a study guide for the written examination when you turn in your application.

If you do not complete the above paperwork correctly, including the picture, and submit it along with the doctor’s note and payment by the deadline, you will not be permitted to participate in the selection process.

Eligibility Criteria for Wall Township Police Officer Position:

  • Must be 18 – 34 years of age;
  • Possess a valid driver license;
  • Possess a high school diploma or equivalent;
  • Be a United States citizen.
  • Must have completed a minimum of sixty credit hours of study at an accredited college or university. An Associate’s Degree is also acceptable.


  • Must have completed two or more years of active duty in any branch of the Armed Forces of the United States. Two or more years of Reserve or National Guard time does not meet this requirement unless the applicant was on active duty for at least twenty four months.


  • Hold a valid certification from the NJ Police Training Commission as a Class A Police Officer.

Pay particular attention to the following:

Tattoos or similar markings on the face, head, scalp, neck, and below the elbows are forbidden if visible when wearing short sleeves.   Leg tattoos are required to be covered if assigned to bike patrol or other assignments that require wearing shorts.

Physical Examination

The first phase of testing will be a physical examination. It will be given on Saturday, September 9, 2017 at Wall Intermediate School, located at 2801 Allaire Rd. Wall, NJ 07719. Please keep this date available on your schedule. The test will be given rain or shine. There is no rain date or makeup date. You MUST bring a photo ID and appropriate exercise attire.  No bags are allowed. Water is also recommended.

The physical fitness exam will include: timed 1.5 mile run, maximum repetitions of push ups (two minutes), maximum repetitions of sit ups (one minute), timed 300 meter sprint, timed 50 yard dummy drag (175 lbs) and a vertical jump.

The physical fitness test will be conducted in an atmosphere of strict control and discipline.  Applicants will be required to follow all directions without exception.

The physical examination times are arranged in alphabetical order.  You must show up at your designated time in accordance with your last name.  There will be no exceptions.

Candidates should prepare themselves for rigorous physical activities. Testing will include strength and endurance, cardio/respiratory endurance, agility and flexibility evaluation.

Physical Test Schedule

A-C  8:00AM

D-G  8:20AM

H-M  8:40AM

N-Z  9:00AM


Written Examination

The written examination will be on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at 6:00PM at the Wall Township High School. 1630 Eighteenth Ave. Wall, NJ 07719.  No food or drink will be permitted during the written exam. Photo ID will be required to be admitted to the written exam.



Our website will post information regarding the testing process.

Please monitor our website frequently during this process.

Do not call police headquarters with questions regarding candidate testing.


An Equal Opportunity Employer

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