As reported by nj.com, the New Jersey State Police are hiring. The Division announced that applications for the 156th Class will be accepted from April 21 to May 5. At a minimum, candidates must be 21 years old and not reach their 35th birthday prior to their graduation from the training academy.
Applicants must also

Today, February 25, 2014, Governor Chris Christie is set to propose a new state budget. In a press release yesterday, State Democrats warned the Governor that he shouldn’t expect support for a proposed tax cut.
State Senate President Stephen Sweeney (D-Gloucester) and Senate Budget Committee Chairman Paul Sarlo (D-Bergen) also repeated that the spending plan

In a recent decision, the Public Employment Relations Commission (“PERC”) overturned decades of precedent in concluding that a public employer was not required to pay automatic increments to officers upon the expiration of the parties’ collective bargaining agreement. As you can expect, the decision, County of Atlantic and PBA Local 243, FOP Lodge 34 and

As reported by nj.com, the Democratic-controlled Board of Chosen Freeholders in Bergen County is scheduled to take a final vote Wednesday on an ordinance that makes the 88-member County Police Department a division of the Sheriff’s Office.

Four Democrats and two Republicans will likely vote to approve the merger. County Executive Kathleen Donovan has

As reported by nj.com, Newark Mayor Cory Booker’s call to end private prisons has drawn the ire of one of his staunchest and most powerful political allies: Essex County Executive Joe DiVincenzo. In a far reaching proposal to reform America’s prison system, Booker had harsh words for the privately owned prison industry saying it created

As reported by nj.com, New Jersey will soon begin shelling out millions of dollars in back pay to thousands of current and former corrections officers who participated in a training program that was approved for only a year but lasted a decade. The settlement, reached in May after years of litigation, is expected

As reported by nj.com, citing rampant crime and Mayor Tony Mack’s federal indictment on corruption charges, the State Policemen’s Benevolent Association President became the latest official to demand Mack step down from office.

PBA President Anthony Wieners said Trenton and its layoff-depleted police force need help immediately. “The recent wave of violence in Trenton