Wildwood Crest Police Department

 6101 Pacific Avenue, Wildwood Crest, NJ  08260 | Emergency: 9-1-1 |  Phone: (609) 522-2456  |   Fax (609) 523-8243

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Cape May County Police Academy
The Cape May County Police Academy offers over 3200 hours of basic and advanced police training courses each year, training approximately 1500 police officers. low cost housing, reasonable tuition rates and a variety of courses make the Academy very attractive to police agencies.

The Academy is proud to be one of 27 Export Training Sites in the United States for the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center located in Glynco, Georgia. This agreement with FLETC allows the Cape May County Police Academy to provide the latest in law enforcement education at no cost to agencies that participate.

​​Full-Time Employment 

Interested in becoming a Full-Time Officer with the Wildwood Crest Police Department? Wildwood Crest is a Civil Service Police Department. All of our applicants have to pass the New Jersey Law Enforcement Exam or have a New Jersey Basic Course for Police Officers (BCPO) Certification to become a full-time police officer in Wildwood Crest. 

If you do not possess a BCPO Certification, please visit https://www.state.nj.us/csc/ for more information of New Jersey's Law Enforcement Examination process and dates for examinations. 

If you are already possess a BCPO Certification and are applying for the entry level position, please scroll down below to the PoliceApp.com Announcements to see if a position is available.

All persons applying for the position of Police Officer must:

- Be 18 years of age or older. ( Please visit the Civil Service website above for age requirements for exams)

- Possess a high-school diploma or equivalent.

- Pass a thorough background investigation.

- Pass a psychological evaluation.​

​- Possess a valid drivers license

For more information about becoming a Full-Time Officer and what is required, please contact us at WCPDEmployment@wildwoodcrest.org

Wildwood Crest is an equal opportunity employer.