Effective November 1, 2023, the New Jersey State Police - Private Detective Unit will be eliminating the Security Officer Registration Act (SORA) hard plastic identification card and will be replacing it with an Electronic SORA ID (E-SORA). Please see the attached memo and instructions for additional information.
Due to the recent rollout of E-SORA, we are experiencing a high volume of calls. For assistance, please contact us at (609) 341-3426 / (609) 633-9352 or email: PDU@njsp.gov for general inquiries and PDUPrints@njsp.gov for fingerprint inquiries and someone will respond in a timely matter.
Office Hours of Operation
New Jersey State Police
Private Detective Unit
P.O. Box 7068
West Trenton, New Jersey 08628-0068
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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.