Class I Special Police Division


The Fair Lawn Police Department utilizes Class I Special Police Officers to assist their department. Established in 2017 to replace the Auxiliary Police Division; Special Officers assist with courtroom security, traffic direction, crowd control, special event security and during a State of Emergency.

How to Apply

In order to be eligible for appointment to the position of a Special Law Enforcement Officer Class One, each applicant must:

A.        Be a citizen of the United States;

B.         Be not less than 18 at the time of appointment;

C.        Be a high school graduate or possess a high school equivalency certificate recognized by the Department of Education of the State of New Jersey;

D.        Be in good general health and physical condition as set up for examination of candidates for Special Law Enforcement Officers by the Borough’s contracted physician, and be psychologically fit;

E.         Possess a valid New Jersey driver's license; and

F.         Applicants must reside within the Borough of Fair Lawn or a bordering municipality within the County of Bergen.

If you meet all of the above requirements, please click here and forward completed applications to: Fair Lawn Police Department, Attention: Special Police Division, 8-01 Fair Lawn Avenue, Fair Lawn, NJ 07410.










Contact Information


Name: Sergeant Brian Metzler

Phone: (201)794-5365





Ordinance NO. 2396-2016 Special Law Enforcement Officer