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Police Officer Exam

Candidates must pass the police officer written exam, which is designed to measure cognitive ability, observational skills, and mental acuity. While passing the written test is mandatory, it is not a guarantee of an appointment to the position of police officer.

Register Now For The Police Officer Exam!

The Police Officer Exam will be open for filing from June 8th, 2022- July 15th, 2022. You can register for the exam by clicking on the button below.

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Test Preparation Materials

The NYPD prepared a booklet to assist you in achieving your best score on the upcoming NYC Police Officer's Entrance Exam.

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