Police Employment

The New Providence Police Department is committed to a program of equal opportunity and employment policies. It is the policy of the Police Department to comply with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and to put forth a maximum effort to fully utilize and develop the potential of all citizens without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, physical disability, nationality or liability for service in the Armed Forced of the United States.

The New Providence Police Department will recruit and hire employees without discrimination and will treat them equally with respect to compensation, benefits and opportunity for advancement.

The New Providence Police Department actively recruits from, New Jersey alternate route candidates, SLEO II Waiver eligible candidates and New Jersey Police Training Commission certificate holders to fill sworn officer openings.

Please find on this page a listing of current job openings for the New Providence Police Department. You can click on each entry to get more details about the job and how to apply. Candidates for specific positions listed below must also request and complete an application by emailing hiring.

If there are no listings on this page, the police department does not have any job opportunities at this time, but will post new positions as they become available.


In conformance with the New Jersey Attorney General Guideline for Promoting Diversity in the Law Enforcement and Hiring, the New Providence Police Department has developed the following Recruitment Plan:

The following link provides this agency's reporting to the Attorney General on our firing and promoting practices.

Police Recruiting Data Dashboard