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Suffolk County Executive Bellone, Police Commissioner Hart Announce Registration Extended for 2019 Polcie Exam

Applicants Can Register Online at www.JoinSCPD.com or Call SCPD Recruitment Office at 1-800-SCP-EXAM

 

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone and Suffolk County Police Commissioner Geraldine Hart today announced that registration to sign up for the upcoming Suffolk County Police Department entrance exam that will be held on June 15, 2019 has been extended for two weeks. The new deadline to register for the highly competitive exam is April 17, 2019.  Registration for the 2019 Suffolk County Police Department and the Police Spanish Speaking exam can be found at www.JoinSCPD.com.

 

“Over the last few months, the Suffolk County Police Department has been working tirelessly to recruit the best and brightest to become a part of one of the finest law enforcement agencies in the nation,” said Suffolk County Executive Bellone. “It is not too late, with this two week extension there is still time to register to take the entrance exam and I encourage anyone who is interested to visit JoinSCPD.com today.”

 

“The police exam is a tremendous opportunity that is offered only once every four years and is the first step for the next generation of leaders to serve and protect the residents of Suffolk County.” said Suffolk County Police Commissioner Geraldine Hart. “I encourage anyone who has considered a career in law enforcement to register and start the process to become part of one of the finest police departments in the country.” 

 

The exam is offered every four years and lures thousands of applicants who are interested in a career in law enforcement.  Registrants must be between the ages of 19 – 34 with a six-month exception for applicants with active military duty experience.  They must also have graduated from a standard high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma recognized by the New York State Department of Education Registration. Possession of a valid New York State drivers’ license is also required. 

 

Candidates who pass the written test will be called for the following qualifying tests and evaluations as needed.

 

Comprehensive Medical Evaluation

Candidates will be required to meet the medical standards for Police Officer and/or Police Officer (Spanish Speaking) prescribed by the New York State Municipal Police Training Council and by Suffolk County.

 

Psychological/Personality Evaluation

This evaluation will consist of written tests and an interview designed to assess the suitability of the candidate’s personality for the position of Police Officer and/or Police Officer (Spanish Speaking).

 

Physical Fitness Screening Test

Candidates will be required to meet the qualifying fitness screening test standards for Police Officer and/or Police Officer (Spanish Speaking) as prescribed by the New York State Municipal Police Training Council.

  

For more information on the application process, please visit www.joinscpd.com or call the Suffolk County Police Department’s recruitment office at 1-800-SCP-EXAM.

 

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