Glassboro Police Department

1 South Main StreetPicture5
Glassboro, New Jersey 08028
856-881-1501

www.glassboropd.org

Glassboro is a diverse community covering an area of 9.2 square miles located in Gloucester County, New Jersey and was incorporated as a Borough in 1920. The municipality has an estimated population of 19,000 people and serves as the home to Rowan University and an additional 11,000 students.

The Glassboro Police Department is a non-civil service agency that currently employs 45 full-time sworn police officers, and maintains between 4-8 special law enforcement officers (SLEO). The Department has three divisions; Patrol, Investigative, and Administrative. Within those divisions, officers can be assigned to the following bureaus/units; Detectives, Community Services, K-9, Traffic Safety, School Resource, and Bike Patrol.

The Glassboro Police Department is committed to a continuous intensive training curriculum and the research and implementation of contemporary technology to provide our officers with the education and resources to deliver the highest level of professional police services.

The mission statement of the Glassboro Police Department:

“To maintain peace and order by providing the highest level of police services that are fair, professional, and respectful of the dignity of all individuals. We shall work with the citizens of our community to preserve life, protect property, maintain human rights, reduce crime and the fear of crime, for all who live, work and visit the Borough of Glassboro.”

Recruitment Officer

Captain Franklin Brown
856.881.1501 x 88181
fbrown@glassboropd.org

Lt. John Polillo
856.881.1501 x88124
jpolillo@glassboropd.org

Agency’s Basic Requirements and Application Process

Minimum Requirements – Full Time Police Officer

  • Minimum age of 18 – Maximum age of 35.
  • Proof of US Citizenship.
  • Proof of residency in New Jersey.
  • Proof of valid New Jersey driver’s license with less than 3 points.
  • New Jersey Police Training Commission certification preferred.
  • Have earned at least 60 credits from an accredited college or university or have earned a minimum of an Associate Degree from and accredited college or university, or have served 2 years (current or retired) with the US Military – Proof of Department of Defense Form 214 Military Discharge stating “Character of Service”.
  • The Chief of Police may waive college requirements if applicant possesses a New Jersey Police Training Commission certification and has worked 2 years full time with a New Jersey police agency.
  • Must attend and successfully pass a prescribed training course and receive a New Jersey Training Commission certification.
  • Be able to read, write and speak the English language well.
  • Have not been convicted of any criminal offense or offenses involving moral turpitude
  • Is sound in body and good health sufficient to satisfy the Board of Trustees of the New Jersey Police and Fireman’s retirement system as his / her eligibility for membership in the retirement system.
  • Successfully complete a Physical, Psychological, and Medical examinations
  • Successfully pass a Drug Screening Test.
  • Work flexible hours.
  • Applicants must successfully present themselves in a manner determined satisfactory in an oral interviews given by the Personnel Review Committee and the Public Safety Committee.

Minimum Requirements – SLEO I & SLEO II

  • Minimum age of 18 – Maximum age of 35.
  • Proof of US Citizenship.
  • Proof of residency in New Jersey.
  • Proof of valid New Jersey driver’s license with less than 3 points.
  • New Jersey Police Training Commission certification preferred.
  • Have earned at least 60 credits from an accredited college or university or have earned a minimum of a Associate Degree from and accredited college or university, or have served 2 years (current or retired) with the US Military – Proof of Department of Defense Form 214 Military Discharge stating “character of service”.
  • The Chief of Police may waive college requirements if applicant possesses a New Jersey Police Training Commission certification and has worked 2 years full time with a New Jersey police agency.
  • Must attend and successfully pass a prescribed training course and receive a New Jersey Training Commission certification.
  • Be able to read, write and speak the English language well.
  • Have not been convicted of any criminal offense or offenses involving moral turpitude
  • Is sound in body and good health sufficient to satisfy the Board of Trustees of the New Jersey Police and Fireman’s retirement system as his / her eligibility for membership in the retirement system.
  • Successfully complete a Physical, Psychological, and Medical examinations
  • Successfully pass a Drug Screening Test.
  • Work flexible hours.
  • Applicants must successfully present themselves in a manner determined satisfactory in an oral interviews given by the Personnel Review Committee and the Public Safety Committee.

 Applications and resumes should be forwarded to:

Borough Administrator
1 So. Main Street
Glassboro, N J 08028-2592
(856) 881-9230 Ext. 88157

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