Join the Asbury Park 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. 


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. 

Qualifications:APPD Badge

  • US citizenship or naturalization
  • Asbury Park residency
  • 18-35 years of age
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Valid New Jersey Driver's License

Starting salary and benefits include:

  • 13 vacation days
  • 3 personal days
  • 15 sick days
  • 15 paid holidays
  • Medical and prescription coverage
  • Union membership PBA Local #6


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. 

Integrity: 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 and Dignity of Others: We realize the importance of respecting each other as well as the individuals we come into contact with in our community, and commit to treating others with respect and dignity. 

Professionalism: 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. 


Department Organizational Structure:

  • Administration
  • Patrol Division
  • Criminal Investigation Division

Special Assignments include:

  • Traffic Safety
  • School Resource Officer
  • Bicycle Patrol
  • Street Crimes Unit

Programs and Services Include:

  • Summer Boot Camp for Kids (Ages 10-14)
  • Performing Arts (5th-8th Grades)
  • Police Explorers (5th-12th Grades)
  • College Intern Coordination
  • Police Honor Guard
  • Crime Prevention Education and Awareness
  • Neighborhood Block Watch
  • the G.R.E.A.T. Program
  • PAL Boxing


Entry Testing Information HERE

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One Municipal Plz
Asbury Park, NJ 07712
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