Recruitment Plan


The goal of the Lincoln Park Police Department Recruitment Plan is to attract qualified individuals to pursue a career with the Lincoln Park Police Department. The objective is to achieve an overall racial and gender composition of the department in comparison to the service population of the Borough through the departments recruiting activities. This agency will make a good faith effort to meet specific goals for recruiting a diverse workforce, in terms of people of color and gender diversity. The goals and objectives will be accomplished through various recruitment activities listed in the Recruitment Activities section of this plan.


The Lincoln Park Police Department is a New Jersey Civil Service Commission jurisdiction and must adhere to New Jersey State Statutes and Administrative Code in its recruitment and selection process.

Lincoln Park has a residency preference in all hiring matters. Applicants must be a bona fide resident of Lincoln Park at the time of the closing date of the New Jersey Civil Service Commission Law Enforcement Officer Test. Once Lincoln Park residents have been exhausted from the Civil Service Certification List, Morris County residents are then provided with preference. If the Morris County list is exhausted, applications will be open to residents of the State of New Jersey. The Chief of Police is responsible for the Recruitment Plan.

The Borough of Lincoln Park is an equal opportunity employer in all facets of the personnel process.

Please visit the link below for our complete recruitment plan.

Complete Recruitment Plan