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Press Release # 070
Wednesday, July 2, 2003

New York City Police Department Is Now Accepting Applications For The Police Officer Exam To Be Held On October 18, 2003

The New York City Police Department is now accepting applications for the Police Officer exam schedules to be held on October 18, 2003. Applications for the exam must be filed by August 26, 2003. For those who cannot make it to the scheduled exam, the Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS) will offer three alternative exam times on October 17, 23, and 26.

Applications are available at all Precincts, Transit Districts, Police Service Areas, public libraries, Department of Labor, and at the DCAS office at 18 Washington Street in Manhattan. Applicants can also file online at

To be eligible to take the Police Officer exam, applicants must be at least 17½ years old by the last day of filing (August 26, 2003), and not have reached their 35th birthday by the first day of filing (July 2, 2003). Those applicants who have served in active duty with the U.S. military may be able to deduct up to six years from the age requirement.

For more information contact the NYPD's City Resident Recruitment and Retention Unit at

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