The Borough of Shrewsbury Police Department is committed to hiring only the most qualified and capable candidates for the position of police officer. In that pursuit, all members should encourage qualified individuals to apply for the police department when we are accepting applications for an open position only.

Application Requirements

All applicants must in addition to statutory requirements, satisfy  the following prerequisites to receive consideration for employment:

  • Must be named on current Police Officer’s Eligibility List for Non-Civil Service Municipalities issued by the Monmouth County Police Academy.


Only those meeting the above criteria will be deemed eligible for participation in the department’s selection process. The Chief of Police, based upon the hiring needs of the department, shall determine the number of candidates invited to participate in the selection process. Preference for eligibility based upon either of the first two qualifications mentioned shall also be determined by the Chief of Police, based upon the hiring needs of the department.

The Shrewsbury Borough Police Department ONLY upon determination that the Borough of Shrewsbury anticipates hiring one or more police officers will issue applications for employment. We do not accept applications or resumes if we are not in the hiring process.

Public announcements regarding the availability of applications will be made. All candidates not possessing New Jersey Police Training Commission Certification are responsible to ascertain the date and time of the examination for Non-Civil Service Municipalities through the Monmouth County Police Academy.

We currently are not accepting applications for police officer.

Monmouth County Police Academy
2000 Kozloski Road
Freehold, New Jersey 07728
(732) 577-8710

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