The Riverdale Police Department is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity pursuant to Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act as amended by the Equal Employment Opportunity Act of 1972.
The Riverdale Police Department is committed to hiring the most qualified applicant(s) and will not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, age, marital or political status, disability, or sex or sexual orientation.
The Riverdale Police Department may give preference to officer applicants who have successfully completed the Alternate Route Police Academy Training Program. Therefore, you are encouraged to contact the Police Academy of the County you reside to find out when the next open application period begins.
Morris County Police Academy – 973-285-2979
Passaic County Police Academy – 973-595-6411
Bergen County Police Academy – 201-785-6029
Police Officer Applicant Requirements
The Riverdale Police Department will be accepting resume's for full time police officer through March 16. All candidates must have a Bachelor's Degree or four years of active military service or four years full time law enforcement experience. In addition all candidates should have passed a NJ Police Training Commission(PTC) approved Basic Course for Police Officer Academy or be currently enrolled in a PTC approved Basic Course for Police Officer Academy class as an alternate route candidate.
To apply for the position of police officer with the Riverdale Borough Police Department, the applicant must meet the following criteria:
Dispatcher Applicant Requirements
Currently the Riverdale Police Department is NOT hiring for the position of dispatcher. You may check the website periodically for updates.
To apply for the position of dispatcher with the Riverdale Borough Police Department, the applicant must meet the following criteria: