NYPD - Police Officers

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Police Officer

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NYPD - Police Officers, New York NY

New York, NY

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Take The NYPD Police Officer Exam
At One Of The New York City Testing Centers!

Take the NYPD Exam 6 days a week (Mon – Sat) at one of the NYC Testing Centers located in Downtown Brooklyn and Lower Manhattan.


Why should you consider a career as a New York City Police Officer?

THE NYPD OFFERS A CAREER WITH A FUTURE. Aside from the benefits and stability that surpass what many industries are providing today, the police profession offers a variety of work assignments, and unlimited growth opportunities. This is a career that doesn't tie you to a desk; in fact it allows you to be part of the community, meeting people and resolving real world problems.

THE NYPD OFFERS A CAREER WITH A VERY COMPETITIVE SALARY that increases to over $90,000 after 5½ years of service.

THE NYPD OFFERS A CAREER WITH EXCEPTIONAL BENEFITS that include: 10 paid vacation days during first & second year; 13 Paid vacation days during third, fourth and fifth year; 27 paid vacation days after 5 years of service; excellent promotional opportunities; unlimited sick leave with full pay; a choice of paid medical programs; and MORE.

THE NYPD OFFERS A CAREER WHERE YOU CAN ADVANCE Every Police Executive started as a Police Officer and Police Officers develop expertise in everything from computers to community organization. With over 300 Specialized Units, there are no glass ceilings or dead ends. You can go as far as your willingness and determination will take you. Many of our officers become specialists in Aviation, Highway Patrol, Emergency Services, Crime Scene Analysis, Criminal Investigations, Drug Enforcement, Detective Bureau and much more.

AFTER THE WRITTEN TEST... you must pass:

  • Medical examination (including a drug screening test) 
  • Psychological examination 
  • Physical agility examination 
  • Background & character investigation


  • Be a United States Citizen 
  • Be at least 21 years old 
  • Have 60 college credits with at least a 2.0 GPA or 2 years active military experience
  • Have a valid NYS driver’s license without restrictions 
  • Not have been convicted of a felony 
  • Be a resident of New York City or the counties of Nassau, Suffolk, Westchester, Rockland, Orange or Putnam Counties

There is an Application Fee - $40.00 - Payable only at a Computerized Testing Center on the day of the test by credit card, bank card, debit card, or money order payable to DCAS (EXAMS) (cash or personal checks cannot be accepted).


NOTE: You are not permitted to enter the test site with cellular phones, beepers, pagers, or other electronic devices. Calculators are NO LONGER PERMITTED. Electronic devices with an alphabetic keyboard or with word processing or data recording capabilities such as planners, organizers, etc. are prohibited. If you are found using these devices, you may be disqualified.

FURTHER INFORMATION CALL 212-RECRUIT or visit: www.nypdrecruit.com


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NYPD is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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