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Training

Deputy Commissioner Tracie Keesee

Deputy Commissioner for Training: Tracie Keesee

The NYPD Training Bureau provides recruits, uniformed officers, and civilians with the most up-to-date academic, tactical, and technological information available, transforming them into the best trained, most prepared law enforcement professionals in the nation. From counterterrorism training to training on working with the city's diverse communities, to career development for civilian executives and management-level employees, the bureau provides the highest level of instruction to all members of the service and supports their ability to protect the life, property, and dignity of all New Yorkers, workers, and visitors.

The Training Bureau oversees department training and educational programs, mainly through the NYPD Police Academy, located on the 32-acre Queens campus.

The Academy educates, prepares, and inspires recruits, in-service uniformed members, and civilians, molding top law enforcement professionals.

The Training Bureau's training section includes:

Police Cadet Corps provides qualified college students with an internship in law enforcement and the opportunity to join the NYPD as uniformed members of the service after they graduate.

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