As soon as we receive the certified rates we will proceed with our billing process. The 3rd quarter is still technically due August 1, 2018 but the grace period will be extended to 25 days from the date the bills are mailed by the tax office. Please note that the mailing date is key date, not the date that you night receive your bill.

At this time, these tax bills will also become available on our secure online payment system at this link.


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Test Application Instructions

Qualification requirements to apply for the Franklin Township Police written exam:

Eligibility Requirements per FTPD General Order – 2009-20 Recruitment and Selection:

In order for a candidate to be considered for employment as a full time police officer, applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements in addition to Chapter 50 of the Franklin Township Municipal Code:

  • Minimum 21 years of age. (At time of appointment)
  • Education (one of the following)
    • An applicant must have a bachelor’s degree, signifying completion of the undergraduate curriculum and graduation from an accredited college or university. To meet the bachelor degree requirement, an applicant must have completed all academic, financial, and administrative obligations to be conferred a bachelor’s degree by the deadline listed above.
    • An applicant must have an associate's degree or 60 college credits from an accredited college or university PLUS at least 24 months of satisfactory employment or military experience. Work experience must equate to 104 weeks of employment, including military experience, with a minimum of 20 hours of work per week. The 104 weeks are not required to be consecutive.
    •  An applicant must have 30 college credits from an accredited college or university PLUS at least 24 months of active duty military service with an “Honorable Discharge”.
  • United States citizen
  • Be of mental and bodily health sufficient to satisfy the Board of Trustees of the Police and Firemen’s Retirement System of New Jersey that he would be eligible for membership in the retirement system.
  • Able to read, write and speak the English language well and intelligently.
  • Of good moral character and free from conviction of any crime constituting an indictable offense, domestic violence or any crime or offense involving moral turpitude.
  • Able to pass such written, oral, physical and psychological examinations as may be approved by the Township manager and meet essential job performance requirements.
  • Possess a valid New Jersey driver’s license.
  • Minimum of 20/30 vision in each eye corrected.
  • Otherwise meets all the requirements of N.J.S. 40A:14-122 to N.J.S. 40A:14-127.

When submitting your Application, you must:

  1. Submit the attached application (page 2) to the Franklin Township Police Department no later than
    Tuesday, July 31, 2018.
  2. A $40 Money Order (no personal checks) payable to the
    Franklin Township Police Department

  3.  Return your completed Application to:
    Franklin Township Police Department 
    495 DeMott Lane 
    Somerset, NJ 08873 
    Attention: Lt. Rizzo

Applications can also be brought to Police Headquarters (address above) and turned into our Police Supervisors desk at any time.

Once your application and payment is received, you will be provided with a study guide

Download Test Application Here