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The Bergen County Sheriff’s Office is respons​ible for a diverse and growing range of responsibilities throughout the community. From maintaining the Bergen County Jail to ensuring security in the courtroom to providing advanced forensic expertise, our agency has career opportunities to complement your own unique talents and skills.

As the premier law enforcement agency in Bergen County, we are always looking for talented men and women to contribute and carry on the proud tradition of the thousands of officers who have come before them.

Job Requirements

Age : 21 – 44 years of age

Education: At least 48 semester hours of credit from an accredited college or university with at least a 2.0 grade point average or 18 months active duty in the United States armed forces and received an honorable discharge.

Experience: No prior law enforcement experience required.


In order to join the Bergen County Sheriff’s Office, candidates must first take the Civil Service Commission Law Enforcement Examination. Candidates must indicate their interest in the Sheriff’s Office by checking the box on the application marked “County Correction Officer” or “County Sheriff’s Officer.”

For more information on an upcoming exam, please contact the Civil Service Commission at:
44 South Clinton Avenue
Trenton, New Jersey 08625
CSC Information Center: 609-292-4144
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The Bergen County Sheriff’s Office is an equal opportunity employer and conforms with the Americans With Disabilities Act.​