South Harrison Township Police Department

664 Harrisonville RoadPicture14
Harrisonville, NJ 08039

South Harrison Township is an exceptional community of over 3,160 residents, comprised of approximately 15 square miles, within Gloucester County, NJ. The Township has a rich agricultural history that it strives to preserve to this day. Located fewer that thirty miles outside of Philadelphia, the Township can be reached by Route 295, State Highway 45, or Route 55. The Township has a Committee form of government, which consists of five members. South Harrison Township provides a full range of municipal services and is continuously striving to improve the quality of life for all residents.

Recruitment Officer

Chief Nicholas Priore
664 Harrisonville Road
PO Box 180
Harrisonville, NJ 08039
(856) 769-3737 ext. 114

Agency’s Basic Requirements and Application Process

  • Be a citizen of the United States of America
  • Be a resident of the State of New Jersey at time of appointment
  • Be more than 21 and less than 35 years of age at time of appointment
  • Be sound in body and of good health sufficient to satisfy the Board of Trustees of the Police Retirement System of New Jersey that such person is eligible to membership in the retirement system
  • Be able to read, write and speak the English language well and intelligently
  • Be of good moral character and must not have been convicted of any crime involving moral turpitude
  • Possess a current and valid New Jersey driver’s license
  • Candidates must be in excellent physical condition and have the ability to complete a Basic Academy Recruit Class at a NJ PTC Certified academy if necessary

Submission Instructions:
Applicants MUST be New Jersey PTC Certified and have certification through a N.J. Basic Course for Police Officers, or must be currently NJ Academy Trained and be eligible for a N.J.
SLEO II Waiver. N.J. Resident, Valid N.J. DL, Pre-Employment Drug Screening and Successful Completion of Background Check, College Preferred. You may apply in-person or by visiting our website.

Submit applications to:

South Harrison Township Police Department
Attn: Chief Nicholas Priore
664 Harrisonville Road
Harrisonville, New Jersey 07926

A two part job application found on website at:

The Township of South Harrison is an EOE.