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Press Release | NO. 2003-097

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Press Release # 097
Wednesday, August 27, 2003

New York City Police Commissioner Raymond W. Kelly Announces Rescheduling Of The Police Officer Exam To January 31, 2004, And Extension Of Application Deadline

Commissioner Kelly Also Announces Filing Fee For This Exam Has Been Waived

New York City Police Commissioner Raymond W. Kelly today announced that the Police Officer exam has been rescheduled and will now be held on January 31, 2004. The exam has been postponed from its original date of October 18, 2003. In addition, the deadline to apply for the exam has been extended: Applications now must be filed by November 14, 2003. For those who cannot make it to the scheduled exam, the Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS) will offer three new alternative exam times on January 30, February 5, and February 8, 2004.

In addition, the filing fee for this exam has been waived. Any applicants who have already paid the fee will be refunded the full amount.

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 (November 14, 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 212-RECRUIT.

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