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Program Requirements

Individuals wishing to enter the Police Pre-Employment Training Program must meet the following requirements prior to being considered for the program:

  • Be a citizen of the United States of America or lawfully reside within the United States
  • Be at least 20 years old at the start of the program.
  • Must not have been convicted of a felony
  • Possess either a high school diploma or a General Education Diploma (GED)
  • Meet the physical fitness requirement

   Once all the above requirements are met, an individual would need to:

  • Be medically evaluated to determine if they are physically able to participate in training
  • Successfully complete a board interview
  • Be willing to sign the “Student  Warning Notice” that explains the actual value of  Police Pre-Employment Training
  • If accepted, follow all rules as described in the Rules and Regulations of Police Pre-Employment Training
  • If accepted, a student may miss no more than 10% of classes, and may miss no classes in which attendance is mandated by the State of New York.