New Jersey State Police will be hiring soon

TRENTON, N.J - February 28, 2014

Officials announced their recruiting efforts today for the 156th class.

Acting Attorney general John Hoffman says there is a need for troopers from South Jersey and the Philadelphia area.

Eligible men and women can apply online between April 21st and May 5th.

Applicants must be at least 21 years old and must not reach their 35th birthday prior to the graduation of their State Police class.

Applicants must have: (1) a bachelor's degree; OR (2) a minimum of 90 college credits currently and complete their degree by a specified date prior to the written examination; OR (3) an associate's degree or 60 college credits, PLUS at least 24 months of satisfactory employment or military experience; OR (4) 30 college credits, PLUS at least 24 months of active duty military service with an honorable discharge. All college degrees/credits must be from an accredited college or university.

Applicants must be a U.S. citizen and must have a current driver's license.

"From community policing to homeland security, aviation to marine law enforcement, crime scene forensics to cyber investigations, the New Jersey State Police has a specialty area that is sure to suit an applicant's unique skills and interests," said Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman in a statement.

"We are looking for bright, energetic men and women who have demonstrated responsibility and character and are up to the challenge to be their best."

Those interested should visit to complete the online application

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