Clinton Township Police Department Accepting Applications for full-time Police Officer
The Clinton Township Police Department will be accepting applications for the position of full-time Police Officer. Applications will be available at police headquarters, #1370 Route 31 North, Annandale, New Jersey between 8:30 am and 4:30 pm, Friday, July 25, 2014 through Friday, August 8, 2014, excluding Saturdays and Sundays. All applications and related materials must be returned to the Clinton Township Police Department headquarters by 4:30 pm on Friday, August 15, 2014.
All applicants must complete an application. Returned applications must be accompanied by the applicant’s detailed resume. Applications and resumes from prior processes will not be accepted or reviewed.
To be eligible for the position, applicants must: 1) possess a New Jersey Police Training Commission (PTC) certificate for full-time municipal police officers, 2) be a citizen of the State of New Jersey, 3) be of good moral character, 4) be at least eighteen (18) years old but not over their thirty-fifth (35th) birthday, 5) possess a minimum of a bachelor’s degree from a nationally-accredited college or university, 6) possess a valid New Jersey driver’s license, and 7) must not have been convicted of a crime or any offense involving dishonesty or which would make the person unfit to perform the duties of a police officer.
*The Clinton Township Police Department is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.
The Clinton Township Police Department Mission Statement
The Clinton Township Police Department was established in 1962 in response to the needs of a growing community; A community faced with many new challenges that required enforcement of state laws, local ordinances, and service to the community.
Once established, the Department developed standards of conduct which have become the core principles of our Mission Statement:
To: Embrace the community with a Spirit of Trust through a moral foundation of integrity, a code of ethics, a philosophy of being the community's helping hand. To: Provide the community with the highest standard of quality of life by protecting the Fundamental Rights enjoyed by all. To: Procure and solicit public trust by achieving a balance between law enforcement and the diverse needs of the community and individuals. To: Acknowledge and respect the individual rights and needs of all persons and families in a community of cultural diversity who deserve our respect and their dignity. To: Provide a channel of open communication between the Department and the community which we the agency are sworn to protect and serve. To: Promote an awareness of community needs in order to meet future changes. To preserve the peace through effective law enforcement, conflict resolution, and community policing. Respecting and Preserving the Human Rights granted to all people under the Constitution of the United States and The State Constitution of New Jersey.