The South Brunswick Police held an entrance exam earlier this month at South Brunswick High School, police said.
A total of 977 applicants took the exam which ran from 5:30pm to 8:30pm. on March 10.
The written exam is the first part of a new comprehensive hiring process pushed by Chief Raymond Hayducka and passed by the Township council in November. The test attached applicants from all across New Jersey as well as New York, Pennsylvania, Maryland, and South Carolina.