The mission of the City of Burlington Police Division is to ensure the best quality of life for our citizens through partnerships with the community, enforcement of the law, and the provision of a safe environment.We will act professionally, and ensure that all officers conduct themselves with the highest level of moral and ethical standards.CITY POLICE WEB PAGESPolice Chief’s Profile Police Roster Police K-9 Unit Animal Control Other PUBLIC SAFETY Depts.Fire Emergency Management POLICE LINKS TOEXTERNAL RESOURCES NJ’s 12 Most Wanted State Police Missing Persons Unit AMBER Alert State Police Unidentified Persons Sex Offender Internet Registry and Megan’s Law ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE: M–F 9am–5pm TEL: 609-386-0262 RECORDS OFFICE: M–F 9am–5pm TEL: 609-386-0262FAX: 609-387-4253 City of Burlington Police Patch Co B Police Reserve Unit Patch Co B Police Special Response Team Patch Co B Police Special Response Team Patch(Stealth)Co B Police K-9 Unit Patch Co B Police Motorcycle Unit Patch City Ordinance states that the Chief of Police shall be the executive head of the police division.It shall be the duty of the chief of police to cause the public peace to be preserved and to see that all laws and ordinances relating thereto are properly enforced.The Police, under Title 40, Municipal Code and the supervision of the Dept.Applicants must possess minimal qualifications; no experience is necessary.The following is a list of the minimum standards: -18 years of age or older-Resident or employed in Burlington County-Valid New Jersey driver’s license-Available transportation-No criminal history-Good listening skills How often will I be on-call?
Team members will be called upon by the local Police to assist victims at the police station by providing them with support and information.Results of all applicants’ psychological evaluations will be retained in their Confidential Applicant File.The entire procedure is expected to last approximately 2 to 3 months in duration. An applicant may be rejected for the position of Police Officer for the following reasons: 1. Discharge or forced resignation from employment or documented evidence of serious job related disciplinary action;3.Acceptance of subsequent applications will depend on the candidate’s position on the current list. Applicant must complete a course at a Basic Police Academy. Upon graduation of Basic Police Academy, additional Field Training must be completed. Salary Starting salary with annual increments is determined by the current collective bargaining agreement for your position.You will have opportunity for promotion after three years of continuous service. Benefits Overtime paid at the rate of time and one-half.
Note: When applicants reach their 35th birthday, they are considered over 35 years old. The medical examination will include testing for the use of unlawful drugs. Psychological Evaluations: Applicants will be given a battery of psychological tests.