Happy Monday Eve!

Tomorrow is the last day that we will be accepting initial applications for the next selection process. You have until 5 p.m. tomorrow!

Get behind the badge and make a difference. The first step is applying online now! Go to for more information.

Now check out our last installment of "Behind the Badge."
Happy Sunday!

Check out this beautiful sunrise the Hamilton troops got to see earlier this morning as they prepared to go out on patrol!

Enjoy the day, but don't forget your coat, because winter is back!
Well, it's never too early to start your apprenticeship for the Pipes and Drums of the Blue and Gold!

Cuteness level: Expert
New Jersey State Police
02/25/2017 at 15:00. Facebook
Happy Saturday!

The good news is that we're still accepting applications! The bad news is that Monday will be the last day! The first step to getting behind the badge is to submit your online application.

Go to for more info. Tag a friend!
New Jersey State Police
02/25/2017 at 00:18. Facebook
Another great job by the troops for the Digital Technology and Investigations Unit!

We will continue to work tirelessly to put child pornographers and those who peddle it behind bars.

New Jersey State Police & New Jersey Division of Criminal Justice

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New Jersey State Police
02/24/2017 at 21:11. Facebook
Greetings from Sunny Sea Girt

As Week 7 comes to a close for the 157th State Police Class, our recruits were treated to a day at the pool! With temperatures soaring into the 70โ€™s, it was a great time to practice water safety and learn how to make a floatation device out of your pants.

Recruits also practiced arrest procedures and handcuffing techniques while enjoying this unseasonably warm...
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New Jersey State Police
02/24/2017 at 15:50. Facebook
***UPDATE***

The Amber Alert has been cancelled. Aylin and Oscar Hernandez were located in Pennsylvania.

***AMBER ALERT***
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The New Jersey State Police have issued an Ambert Alert for Aylin Hernandez of Bridgeport, C.T.

Aylin is a six-year-old Hispanic female with black hair and brown eyes. She was abducted by her father, Oscar Hernandez, 39, Bridgeport, C.T., who...
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New Jersey State Police
02/23/2017 at 19:49. Facebook
Happy Thursday!

So, it's officially the start of Spring tomorrow! Wait, it's not? Well, it's going to feel like Spring tomorrow and Saturday, which may mean more motorcycles on the roads.

This is just a friendly reminder to watch out for the bikers on the higways and back roads. If you live on a winding county road, be watchful of riders as you exit your driveway. If you're on the...
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New Jersey State Police
02/23/2017 at 16:59. Facebook
Kingwood Trooperโ€™s Car Stop Uncovers Multi-County Counterfeit Operation

The New Jersey State Police have arrested Michael Owens, 24, and Iziera Johnson, 18, both of Trenton, N.J. after a car stop for a traffic violation led to the discovery of counterfeit money and a subsequent investigation that linked the duo to crimes in multiple jurisdictions in Hunterdon, Somerset, Mercer, and Monmouth...
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New Jersey State Police
02/23/2017 at 14:35. Facebook
Our thoughts and prayers are with the California Highway Patrol and the family and friends of Officer Lucas F. Chellew, who was killed in the line of duty last night.

#RIP #GoneButNeverForgotten #Hero
New Jersey State Police
02/22/2017 at 22:00. Facebook
Kingwood Station Detectives Solve 13 Burglaries in East Amwell Township and Looking to Solve More

Kingwood Station detectives recently solved a string of 13 burglaries, which began in July of 2016, in the John Ringo section of East Amwell Township, Hunterdon County. Cuthbert Anderson, 22, of Lawrenceville, N.J. was charged with burglary and theft offenses by State Police detectives in...
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New Jersey State Police
02/22/2017 at 20:00. Facebook
State Police Seeking Public's Assistance with Identifying Armed Robbery Suspect

The New Jersey State Police is seeking the public's assistance with identifying a man who robbed an Atlantic County convenience store employee at gunpoint.

On February 13, at approximately 6:30 p.m., a man entered the Route 50 Market in Weymouth Twp., pointed a handgun at the cashier, and took cash from the...
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New Jersey State Police
02/22/2017 at 19:15. Facebook
Today we remember...

February 22, 1932

Trooper Michael J. Beylon #318

Michael J. Beylon was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on March 6, 1903. He attended St. Mary's School in Elizabeth. Prior to his enlistment in the New Jersey State Police, he was employed as a rigger with the Standard Oil Company of New Jersey. He was also a member of Company "B" 114th Infantry, New Jersey National...
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New Jersey State Police
02/22/2017 at 15:54. Facebook
What is the legal age of consent in New Jersey?

So, yesterday we issued a press release announcing the arrest of a school teacher for allegedly engaging in a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old female student. Much to our surprise, our post on Facebook generated a robust debate about, among other things, the age of consent in New Jersey. After reading through many of your comments, we...
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New Jersey State Police
02/21/2017 at 19:44. Facebook
State Police Charge High School Teacher for Sexual Relationship with Student

Buena Vista Township, N.J. โ€“ The New Jersey State Police have arrested Buena Regional High School teacher, William J. Jacobs, 32, of Folsom, N.J., for allegedly engaging in a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old female student.

During the investigation, detectives from the Troop โ€œAโ€ Criminal Investigations Office...
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New Jersey State Police
02/21/2017 at 17:02. Facebook
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New Jersey State Police
02/21/2017 at 15:05. Facebook
Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Officer Keith Boyer of the Whittier Police Department, who was killed in the line of duty.

Godspeed brother.

#GoneButNeverForgotten #RIP #ThinBlueLine #Hero
New Jersey State Police
02/21/2017 at 00:15. Facebook
There are better ways to get behind the badge than simply watching this video. The only way to really know what it's like behind the badge is to wear one. Take the first step now. We are accepting initial applications online at .

Do you want to see a change or be the change? Tag someone you know who wants to be the change.

#NJTrooperStrong
New Jersey State Police
02/20/2017 at 14:00. Facebook
Happy Monday!

Maybe you have off today for #PresidentsDay, or maybe you're working like most of the troops.

We're going to take this opportunity to not only honor our forefathers, but also the heroes of our military, and the troopers who made the #ultimatesacrifice.

Thank you for your service and sacrifice. We are forever in your debt.

#GoneButNeverForgotten
New Jersey State Police
02/20/2017 at 02:17. Facebook
State Police Seeking Public's Assistance with Identifying Car Involved in Hit-and-Run Crash that Seriously Injured Man

The New Jersey State Police is seeking the public's assitance with identifying a vehicle that was involved in a crash that seriously injured Jason Hutchinson, 37, of Hopatcong Township, N.J. earlier today.

At 5:15 p.m., troopers from Hope Station responded to Interstate 80...
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