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***NOTICE*** is hereby given that the Township Committee anticipates the hiring of Police Officers in the Neptune Township Police Department. The starting salary for this position is $39,788.00. Applicants can access an application below.

Applicants shall meet the following qualifications in order to apply: Must be a resident of New Jersey and a citizen of the United States; Must be at least 21 years of age; Shall have graduated from high school or possess a General Equivalency Degree (GED); Shall possess an associate’s degree or sixty college/university credits from an accredited college/university or be honorably discharged from active duty service in any branch of the U.S. Military; Ability to perform all the tasks and duties of a Police Officer; Possess a valid New Jersey Driver’s License; No indictable criminal history conviction and of good moral character; and Shall have successfully passed the police officer’s entry level written and physical examination administered and or approved by the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police and currently on a valid active list. This requirement may be waived if the candidate has successfully completed an NJ Police Training Commission (PTC) approved basic training course for police officers.

Candidates who have submitted a completed application during this calendar year (January 1st, 2016-Present) do not need to resubmit a new application but MUST submit an updated resume and cover letter expressing interest. Any person wishing to be considered for this appointment should submit an application and other appropriate documentation to Human Resources, PO Box 1125, Neptune, NJ 07754-1125, by 4:00pm on Friday, October 14th, 2016.


Click Here for the Application for Police Officers and Special Law Enforcement Officers

Click here for NTPD Recruitment and Hiring Information

Click here for the 2015 Annual Report

Click here to sign up for the Monmouth County Special Needs Registry


Neptune Township Police Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



For non-emergencies dial: (732) 988-8000 ext. 432

Police Director Michael J. Bascom

Chief of Police James M. Hunt, Jr.



The mission of the Neptune Township Police Department is to consistently work to improve the quality of life for all citizens of and visitors to our community. 

To promote the effective partnerships and encourage community involvement to address crime, the fear of crime and other community concerns.    

Name/Email Ext.

Chief James M. Hunt, Jr.


Police Director Michael J. Bascom


Administration & Community Outreach, Captain Larry Fisher


Operations Division, Captain Michael McGhee


Professional Standards & Accreditation, Captain Anthony Gualario


Detective Bureau, Detective/Lieutenant Michael D’Amico


Street Crimes Unit, Lieutenant William Kirchner


Traffic Division, Lieutenant Michael Zarro


Professional Standards, Sgt. Kevin O’Donnell


Identification Bureau


Municipal Court Administrator, Ursula Postell


Police Records


Municipal Court


Detective Bureau



When you call the police department be accurate and informative 
Explain why you are calling. Leaving your name is OPTIONAL

Describe the people involved in the incident

  • what they look like
  • what they are wearing
  • approximated height and weight
  • skin color/ethnicity
  • hairstyle and hair color

Give an address, location, or landmark of where the incident occurred

Describe the vehicle involved

  • Color
  • Make
  • Model
  • License plate number


Car Burglary Prevention

Secure your valuables

  • Lock all doors and trunks/tailgate
  • Close all windows

Keep valuables out of view

  • Spare change
  • Clothing
  • Shoes
  • Sports equipment


  • Pocketbooks/wallets
  • Brief cases/backpacks
  • Laptop cases


  • Cell phones/charger
  • Ipads/tblets
  • Cameras
  • Laptop/computer equipment

EMERGENCY NOTIFICATION SYSTEM   The Township of Neptune has joined Avon-by-the-Sea, and Neptune City in an emergency notification system.   This system has a feature that allows residents to log on and add themselves to the system via their own computer!  The system allows residents to add up to three phone numbers and two email addresses.  You can add your telephone numbers and addresses even if you think you are already listed, as the system recognizes duplications.  

Click here for the link

Please note that you will need to “agree” to the basic terms and conditions before continuing your registration.    The Police Department no longer refers to the system in print as “REVERSE 911” because this is a copyrighted name and belongs to another division of the same company.

Firearms Information and Forms:

Must fill out and turn in THREE (3) of these:

Consent for Mental Health Records Search

Must Fill out and turn in TWO (2) of these:

Application for Firearms Purchaser Identification Card and/or Handgun Purchase Permit


Active Shooter Video



In an emergency, dial 911