Join the Police Department

The Asbury Park Police Department is looking for a few good men and women to join its ranks. The Police Department currently serves approximately 16,116 residents in its 1.4 square-mile community.

Employment Opportunities

The Asbury Park Police Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the Asbury Park Police Department to ensure equitable and fair treatment of applicants and employees in selection and promotion without regard to race, color, gender, creed, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, political affiliation, military status, or physical or mental disability that with reasonable accommodation does not significantly interfere with the ability to perform the essential functions of the job.

QualificationsAsbury Park Police Badge

  • Minimum 18 years old
  • High school diploma or GED
  • US citizenship or naturalization
  • Valid New Jersey Driver’s License

Asbury Park Police Department Mission & Core Values

The mission of the Asbury Park Police Department is to safeguard the lives and property of the people we serve, to reduce the incidence of crime and fear associated with crime, and to enhance public safety while working with a diverse community to improve their quality of life.


We place the highest value on honesty and adherence to a strict code of ethics; we will always engage in behavior that is beyond ethical reproach to maintain public confidence.

Respect & Dignity of Others

We realize the importance of respecting each other as well as the individuals we come into contact within our community and commit to treating others with respect and dignity.


We are committed to the mission of the Asbury Park Police Department. We realize that each of us is accountable for our actions, and we conduct ourselves accordingly.

Current Openings

APPD Now Accepting Applications for Special Law Enforcement Officer Class I (SLEO I)

The Asbury Park Police Department is currently accepting applications for the position of Special Law Enforcement Officer Class I (SLEO I)

SLEO I’s perform a variety of duties within APPD including parking enforcement, beach and boardwalk patrol, and other functions as needed. SLEO I’s may be assigned to bicycles, ATVs or police vehicles. Applicants must be a United States citizen, possess a valid NJ driver’s license, have a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent, and be able to pass a thorough background investigation.

Apply by February 29, 2020 at click here to submit your application.

For questions, contact Patrolman Joel Fiori at 732-775-6548 or

Asbury Park Police Department Job Application

Click here to submit your application.