Recruitment Plan

JAMESBURG POLICE DEPARTMENT RECRUITMENT PLAN GOALS and OBJECTIVES:

The goal of the Jamesburg Police Department Recruitment Plan is to attract qualified individuals to pursue a career with the Jamesburg 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.

GENERAL:

The Jamesburg Police Department is subject to the provisions of New Jersey Statutes Annotated 40A:14-118, et seq. and municipal ordinance in all facets of the recruitment and selection process. The Chief of Police is responsible for the Recruitment Plan.

Jamesburg is an equal opportunity employer in all facets of the personnel process.
See current demographic information by clicking the link below:

Jamesburg and Police Department demographics

JAMESBURG POLICE DEPARTMENT RECRUITMENT PLAN

RECRUITMENT ACTIVITIES:

Activity #1: Identify and maintain contact with local minority organizations and social support

groups including, but not limited to educational, religious, ethnic, racial, and gender-based

organizations.

Activities include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide recruitment brochures and materials to educational, religious, ethnic, racial, and

gender-based organizations.

  • Attend career fairs in the Middlesex County School District.
  • Draft, print, and distribute informational brochures that may attract qualified candidates

to the agency.

  • Make maximum use of the Jamesburg Borough website to attract qualified candidates to

the agency.

  • The following information should prove useful when participating in recruitment activities:
  • Recruitment/informational brochures
  • Agency organizational chart
  • Current contractual agreements
  • Training catalogs
  • Demographic data
  • General Employment Applications

Activity #2: Solicit interested candidates from the local police academies who are enrolled or

graduates of the Alternate Route or Class II Special Officer Training program.

Activity #3: Advertise on Policeapp.com, the Jamesburg Police Department’s Facebook page

and other social media platforms, as well as any other appropriate media market, for persons

meeting eligibility requirements.

July 2023

JAMESBURG  POLICE DEPARTMENT RECRUITMENT PLAN ANNUAL REVIEW, EVALUATION AND REPORTING

  • The Chief of Police, or designee, shall conduct an annual review of the Recruitment Plan and shall include, but not limited to, performing an annual agency demographic review, determining whether any substantial disparities have been reduced, and if need be, revising the Recruitment Plan accordingly if the goals and objectives are not met.
  • N.J.S.A. 52:17B-4.10 et seq requires that each law enforcement agency must report certain law enforcement applicant data annually by January 31st for the preceding year. The data required to be reported is listed in the New Jersey Attorney General Guideline “Promoting Diversity in Law Enforcement Recruiting and Hiring” in Paragraph III.

https://www.nj.gov/oag/dcj/agguide/directives/ag-Guidelines-Diversity-in-LE-Recruitingand-Hiring.pdf