New York Police Department Overview

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  • New York, NY
  • 10000+ Employees
  • 1845
  • Government
  • State & Regional Agencies
  • $5 to $10 billion (USD)


The New York City Police Department (NYPD) was established in 1845 and is the largest municipal police force in the United States, having primary responsibilities in law enforcement and investigation within the five boroughs of New York City. With 50,000 employees, the NYPD ...
Mission: Enforce the laws, preserve the peace, reduce fear, and provide for a safe environment for all New Yorkers.

New York Police Department Reviews

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William J. Bratton
William J. Bratton
127 Ratings
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"Good job"

Jul 18, 2022 - School Crossing Guard
Positive Outlook
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Good to be helpful for kids, keep them safe


To increase our pay salary.
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Diversity & Inclusion at New York Police Department

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How is diversity at New York Police Department?

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New York Police Department Interviews

Getting an Interview
Applied online49%
In Person20%

  1. Police Officer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in United States
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview


    psychologist was very rude and judgmental, also asked questions in a very dimeaning way. pretended like nothing I said made sense.didnt clearly ask questions and confused me also. would not recommend

    why did I want to be a police officer

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New York Police Department Awards & Accolades

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Pledges & Certifications

  • Veteran Hiring Commitment

    Committed to helping America's military veterans find work

  • Pay Equality Pledge

    Committed to paying equitably for equal work & experience

  • Diversity Commitment

    Has programs that support a diverse and inclusive workforce

New York Police Department FAQ

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What is paid time off like at New York Police Department?

...Benefits and our time off...

March 18, 2021

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Employees rate New York Police Department 3.3 out of 5 stars based on 537 anonymous reviews on Glassdoor.

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Overall, 52% of employees would recommend working at New York Police Department to a friend. This is based on 501 anonymously submitted reviews on Glassdoor.

59% of job seekers rate their interview experience at New York Police Department as positive. Candidates give an average difficulty score of 2.6 out of 5 (where 5 is the highest level of difficulty) for their job interview at New York Police Department.

35% of employees think that New York Police Department has a positive business outlook. This is based on anonymous employee reviews submitted on Glassdoor.

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