Posted on October 12, 2021

Montgomery Township Police Department, NJ Police Jobs

MONTGOMERY POLICE DEPARTMENT IS NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR POLICE OFFICERS, APPLY AT: https://www.policeapp.com/Entry-Level-Montgomery-Township-NJ-Police-Officer-Jobs/1376/


The primary objectives of the Montgomery Township Police Department are to ensure the safety of all citizens and their property, and provide services to the community through contingent tasks, education, guidance and help for those in need. It is important that all citizens be safe in their homes and businesses and that they feel free to live, work, drive and play without fear. We will provide all services with courtesy, respect and integrity.


  • Montgomery Township is located in Somerset County
  • The Montgomery Township Police Department is progressive in keeping up with current practices and trends
  • The Police Department’s Command staff is committed in supporting continued training and career development
  • The Montgomery Township Police Department currently is comprised of 35 sworn officers
  • The Montgomery Township Police Department currently works a 12 hour Pitman schedule for patrol officers
  • The starting salary for a Police Officer is $55,873.64 with a Top Salary of $133,505.12 in 2024
  • Police Officers may participate in a 457b deferred savings account with matching Township contribution
  • Social Security benefits
  • Wellness Benefit ($500 per year for documentation of an annual physical)
  • Uniforms and all Equipment provided as well as uniform laundering
  • Police Officers may accrue up to 240 hours of Comp-Time
  • Private Duty Job opportunities @ $85.00 / hour
  • Health, Dental, and Life Insurance Benefits available or a cash value if opting out
  • Benefit time for new police officers: 136 hours of Vacation, 96 hours of Sick, 16 hours Personal
  • Cafeteria Plan – Township reimbursement of a $1000.00 annually for qualifying medical expenditures

Please direct questions regarding this position to mtpdhiring@police.montgomery.nj.us