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NYPD Law Graduate Fellowship

The New York City Police Department, in partnership with the New York City Law Department, is pleased to announce the continuation of the NYPD Law Graduate Fellowship. The goal of the Fellowship is to enhance the overall understanding of the complex and unique legal challenges presented in law enforcement through the early training and professional development of outstanding law school graduates. It is anticipated that one Fellowship will be awarded each year.

During the first year, the Fellow will work at the NYPD under the supervision of the Deputy Commissioner, Legal Matters and his immediate staff, and will carry out a broad variety of tasks while working with key officials of the NYPD. The following two post-fellowship years will be spent as an Assistant Corporation Counsel in the Special Federal Litigation Division of the New York City Law Department.

The fellowship year at the NYPD will carry a stipend of $75,000, generously provided by the New York City Police Foundation. During the subsequent years as an Assistant Corporation Counsel, the salary will be in accordance with the established salary for second- and third-year Assistant Corporation Counsels.

Applications for the position commencing in September 2016 are currently being accepted through December 31, 2015. Applicants should submit a letter of interest, resume, writing sample, and transcript to the attention of Deputy Chief Kerry R. Sweet at or New York City Police Department, One Police Plaza, Legal Bureau Room 1406A, New York, NY 10038.