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New York, NY
10000+ employees
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$5 to $10 billion (USD) per year
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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.

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Mission: Enforce the laws, preserve the peace, reduce fear, and provide for a safe environment for all New Yorkers.

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    I worked at New York Police Department full-time (More than 10 years)

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    Always something interesting going on
    The people you work with

    Cons

    The city politics can be frustrating and dangerous
    The commute got expensive

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New York Police Department Interviews

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    Police Communications Technician Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Accepted Offer
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    Interview

    First the civil service exam, you must pass. You will receive a letter in the mail regarding a interview date , the Initial interview will be with all others who passed the exam. Expect to be there all day with no eating, if you pass you will then be scheduled for a medical exam which includes a vision, hearing, eye and ekg exam . After the medical you will be scheduled for a psych exam (1 written and 1 oral) where you will sit with a psychologist ..prior to the psych exam you will be assigned to an officer who will be helping with the nesassary paper work

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