New York Police Department Interview Questions

Updated Jun 19, 2015
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    Police Officer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 6+ monthsinterviewed at New York Police Department.

    Interview

    done in phases over 3-6 months depending on the budget and how many cops they plan to hire. You will be caontaced by mail or phone to show up at Lefrak City in queens for a medical, if you pass that maybe a month later they will send you to manhattan to take the agility test or psyc test. you will have to go to your back ground investigator in brooklyn to do fingerprints and bring your diplomas and paperwork. maybe 6 weeks later they will send you to lefrak for another mini medical before they hire. usually the academy is in july or jan. it goes for about 4-6 months.

    Interview Questions

    • any felonies? you have 60 college credits of 4 years active duty with honorable discharge? can you speak English and write on a high school level?   Answer Question
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    Police Officer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter – interviewed at New York Police Department (New York, NY).

    Interview

    You have to satisfy an investigator in many different ways. There is a background check, a physical and a mental evaluation.

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    It was simple and very thorough

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    Police Officer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 8+ monthsinterviewed at New York Police Department.

    Interview

    written test, background check and criminal investigation are just the beginning. You must pass a physical and psych test too

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    There is no negotiation, this is a civil service position

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    Police Officer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Queens Village, NY
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 12+ monthsinterviewed at New York Police Department (Queens Village, NY) in February 2013.

    Interview

    Medical interview is easy to pass. Be jn shape. The psychological interview is the hardest because there is a psychologist that asks series of questions based on the multiple choice test that is based on your own judgement. If they see somethjng that unusual in their eyes, they will ask why.

    Interview Questions

    • Why did you think the test was unfair?   1 Answer
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    Police Communications Technician Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 12+ monthsinterviewed at New York Police Department (New York, NY) in January 2013.

    Interview

    It is a long process... First the test... Which takes about 4 hrs very easy....Then interview... You sit with police communication techs and you learn more about the position... Fairly easy... You just fill out a lot of paperwork takes all day....If you pass then you go for your medical and psych exam which is like 5 am in the morning and lasts all day... Very difficult you take a personality test, drug test, vision test, hearing test, and psych exam all in one day. No eating there so it a huge breakfast! Then when you pass... You are assigned an investigator and have an interview where you must complete online paperwork prior to going and paperwork while you are there. Which can take hours.... Or more than one day... If you are hired your investigator will call you. For me it took about 2 years but the process is much faster now. Once you are hired you must be sworn in and then you start training. A test of more.... Every day for 6 weeks very hard.... But worth it....

    Interview Questions

    • Why do you want to be a Police Communication Technician?   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    Not negotiable.... Just take it!

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    Legal Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 1 dayinterviewed at New York Police Department (New York, NY) in April 2012.

    Interview

    Asked to come in to meet a current employee for in person interview. Very conversational due to the fact that I had applied through my law school. From beginning seemed like dept. was very willing to help interns understand what it was like to work there and show genuine experience.

    Interview Questions

    • Is public law something you are interested in pursuing?   Answer Question
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    Computer Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through other source. The process took 6+ monthsinterviewed at New York Police Department (New York, NY) in March 2011.

    Interview

    2 interviews. First was with management, met with the IT director and manager to go over my resume and experience. Second interview was a technical interview with an Operations manager and supervisor to talk about network experience in depth.

    Interview Questions

    • What IT equipment i have experience working with   1 Answer
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    Police Officer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at New York Police Department (New York, NY) in August 2010.

    Interview

    I did everything online which would be helpful to future candidates before they undergo the actual interview.

    Interview Questions

    • How would you do your job as a police officer in case of emergency?   1 Answer
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    Police Officer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer

    Interview

    Very regimended, larde scale testing and interview process.

    Interview Questions

    • Passing the physical exam. Air quality of the city affected me for several days after the run.   Answer Question
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    Police Officer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Harīpur, North-West Frontier (Pakistan)
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at New York Police Department (Harīpur, North-West Frontier (Pakistan)) in October 2010.

    Interview

    The hiring practices at a number of Police are somewhat legendary. The recruiting process at Police, for example, often entails answering a number of extremely challenging technical questions and perhaps a few brain teasers. But Police is one department who seems to do a decent job of keeping its hiring and recruiting practices under the radar.

    Interview Questions

    • That i am computer qualified then why i want to join Police?   Answer Question
    • We think there is no need of you in Police department. What do you say?   Answer Question
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