The Perth Amboy Police Department is a New Jersey Civil Service Law Enforcement Agency. Please utilize the link provided to access the New Jersey Civil Service Commission pages for information concerning testing to begin your career with the Perth Amboy Police Department.

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• Are you committed to public service, professionalism and a peaceful community?
• You'll discover that a career in law enforcement is like no other job!
• See the results of your efforts and make a real difference for the people in our community, immediately.
• If you possess integrity, strong communication skills, a firm reassuring manner, and sound judgment under pressure, you can make a difference as a police officer.

Please look for us at Community Days and various School career days.  We are an equal opportunity employer.

For additional information concerning your future in the capacity of Police Officer or 911 Communications Officer, email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Residency in within the City of Perth Amboy is required. Bilingual or multilingual is not mandated, but very much encouraged.