As of Monday, September 28th, 2020 - the Private Detective Unit will temporarily have limited access to our telephone system. Please utilize our email PrivateDetectiveUnit@njsp.org for the interim.
Please Stay Safe!
*The NJSP - Private Detective Unit has authorized the temporary use of Virtual/Online SORA training to be utilized during the time of a documented State of Emergency and/or Health State of an Emergency by a certified SORA Instructor only.
*The Temporary Certification to stand post for INITIAL Security Officer (Armed/Unarmed) applicant’s will revert back to the original 30 day time period immediately following this posting.
Effective November 1, 2020:
*ALL certifications and licenses regulated by the New Jersey State Police, Private Detective Unit will no longer be extended effective 11/1/2020 with the exception of SORA Armed Security Officers. As per Executive Order 129, Armed Security Officers will be granted an extension as delineated within the Executive Order. The guidelines within the order must be followed in order to have a continuation of certification. (See Executive Order 129) https://nj.gov/infobank/eo/056murphy/pdf/EO-129.pdf
**For additional information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
New Jersey State Police
Private Detective Unit
P.O. Box 7068
West Trenton, New Jersey 08628-0068
Phone: 609-341-3426 or 609-633-9352
email at: email@example.com
Private Detective Agencies can file online at:
As a matter of information, the New Jersey State Police Private Detective Unit, on behalf of the Superintendent of the State Police, is the regulating authority for the private security industry in this state.