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 www.nyc.gov/nypd.
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.