New York Police Department Overview

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  • New York, United States
  • 10000+ Employees
  • 1845
  • Government
  • Regional Agencies
  • $5 to $10 billion (USD)

CompetitorsSUNY, St Joseph School, Fairfax County Public Schools
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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. 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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"Can help you on the phone"

Jan. 20, 2018 - Anonymous Employee


No helping you on the phone


I am sure RCMP are the best police force in the world. They are helpful attentive and responsive. No matter where you are calling from, their first line of help is to listen to you and try to

Advice to Management

You need to tell you operator to take peoples complain seriously regardless of where they calling from. This is 2018 crime can be committed from people living in any part of the world that
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Diversity & Inclusion at New York Police Department

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New York Police Department Interviews

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Applied online47%
In Person20%

  1. Detective Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Declined Offer
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    Easy Interview

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 6 months. I interviewed at New York Police Department (New York, NY)


    LE application process. application-interview-board- psych test - academy - etc once you complete the academy you are put into a command, not of your choice and you begin the career as a police officer.

    why do you want to be in LE

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Does New York Police Department offer dental insurance?

...Benefits, pension, health insurance, dental...

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Employees rate New York Police Department 3.1 out of 5 stars based on 580 anonymous reviews on Glassdoor.

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Overall, 41% of employees would recommend working at New York Police Department to a friend. This is based on 542 anonymously submitted reviews on Glassdoor.

57% 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.

29% 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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