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Nassau County in New York ranks the 11th highest in the list of US households with a meridian income of $105,870. With a population of 1,369,514, Nassau County is a sprawling hub, making law and order an essential part of the daily dealings. The Nassau County Police Department is an elite department that recruits only the most able individuals in the force. The opportunity for ascending in the hierarchy within the department is vast, however the department is a busy one.  To be able to join the Nassau County Police Department, you must sit through the Nassau County Police Exam, which is conducted by the Nassau County Civil Services Commission.

Departments in the Nassau County Police Force

A total of 66 departments fall under the umbrella of Nassau County Police Force, them being:

  1. Atlantic Beach Nassau County 4th Precinct (in Hewlett)
  2. Baxter Estates Nassau County 6th Precinct (in Manhasset)

Port Washington Police Department

Sands Point Police Department

  1. Bayville Nassau County 2nd Precinct (in Woodbury)
  2. Bellerose Nassau County 3rd Precinct (in Williston Park)
  3. Brookville Old Brookville Police Department (in Upper Brookville)
  4. Cedarhurst Nassau County 4th Precinct (in Hewlett)
  5. Centre Island Centre Island Police Department
  6. Nassau County 2nd Precinct (in Woodbury)
  7. Cove Neck Nassau County 2nd Precinct (in Woodbury)
  8. East Hills Nassau County 3rd Precinct (in Williston Park)
  9. East Rockaway East Rockaway Auxiliary Police Department
  10. Nassau County 4th Precinct (in Hewlett)
  11. East Williston Nassau County 3rd Precinct (in Williston Park)
  12. Farmingdale Nassau County 8th Precinct
  13. Floral Park Floral Park Police Department
  14. Flower Hill Nassau County 6th Precinct (in Manhasset)

Port Washington Police Department

  1. Freeport Freeport Police Department
  2. Garden City Garden City Police Department

Nassau County 3rd Precinct (in Williston Park)

  1. Glen Cove Glen Cove Police Department
  2. Great Neck Nassau County 6th Precinct (in Manhasset)
  3. Great Neck Estates Great Neck Estates Police Department
  4. Great Neck Plaza Nassau County 6th Precinct (in Manhasset)
  5. Hempstead Hempstead Police Department
  6. Hewlett Bay Park Nassau County 4th Precinct (in Hewlett)
  7. Hewlett Harbor Nassau County 4th Precinct (in Hewlett)
  8. Hewlett Neck Nassau County 4th Precinct (in Hewlett)
  9. Island Park Nassau County 4th Precinct (in Hewlett)
  10. Kensington Kensington Police Department
  11. Kings Point Kings Point Police Department
  12. Lake Success Lake Success Police Department
  13. Lattingtown Nassau County 2nd Precinct (in Woodbury)
  14. Laurel Hollow Nassau County 2nd Precinct (in Woodbury)
  15. Lawrence Nassau County 4th Precinct (in Hewlett)
  16. Long Beach Long Beach Police Department
  17. Lynbrook Lynbrook Police Department
  18. Malverne Malverne Police Department
  19. Manorhaven Nassau County 6th Precinct (in Manhasset)
  20. Massapequa Park Nassau County 7t h Precinct (in Seaford)

New York State Association of Auxiliary Police

  1. Matinecock Old Brookville Police Department (in Upper Brookville)
  2. Mill Neck Old Brookville Police Department (in Upper Brookville)
  3. Mineola Mineola Auxiliary Police Department

Nassau County 3rd Precinct (in Williston Park)

Nassau County Sheriff’s Department

  1. Munsey Park Nassau County 6th Precinct (in Manhasset)
  2. Muttontown Muttontown Police Department
  3. New Hyde Park Auxiliary Police North Hills Nassau County 6th Precinct (in Manhasset)

Nassau County 3rd Precinct New Hyde Park (in Williston Park)

  1. Old Brookville Old Brookville Police Department (in Upper Brookville)
  2. Old Westbury Old Westbury Police Department
  3. Oyster Bay Cove Nassau County 2nd Precinct (in Woodbury)

Oyster Bay Cove Police Department

  1. Plandome Nassau County 6th Precinct (in Manhasset)
  2. Plandome Heights Nassau County 6th Precinct (in Manhasset)
  3. Plandome Manor Nassau County 6th Precinct (in Manhasset)
  4. Port Washington North Nassau County 6t h Precinct (in Manhasset)

Port Washington Police Department

  1. Rockville Centre Rockville Centre Auxiliary Police

Rockville Centre Police Department

  1. Roslyn Nassau County 6th Precinct (in Manhasset)
  2. Roslyn Estates Nassau County 6th Precinct (in Manhasset)
  3. Roslyn Harbor Nassau County 6th Precinct (in Manhasset)
  4. Russell Gardens Nassau County 6th Precinct (in Manhasset)
  5. Saddle Rock Nassau County 6th Precinct (in Manhasset)

Nassau County 6th Precinct (in Manhasset)

  1. Sands Point Port Washington Police Department

Sands Point Police Department

  1. Sea Cliff Nassau County 6th Precinct (in Manhasset)
  2. South Floral Park Nassau County 5th Precinct (in Elmont)
  3. Stewart Manor Nassau County 3rd Precinct (in Williston Park)
  4. Thomaston Nassau County 6th Precinct (in Manhasset)
  5. Upper Brookville Old Brookville Police Department
  6. Valley Stream Nassau County 5th Precinct (in Elmont)

Nassau County 3rd Precinct Westbury (in Williston Park)

  1. Westbury Auxiliary Police Williston Park Nassau County 3rd Precinct
  2. Woodsburgh Nassau County 4th Precinct (in Hewlett)

 

Salary, benefits and rewards

The general salary range for Nassau County cops ranges from $54,891 to $64,040 per annum. Upon 5 years of service, the figure ascends to $108,608 per annum, excluding overtime. Night differentials, overtime, and benefits are all paid additionally. Paid holidays, uniform allowance, and a sizeable night shift is also offered.

Nassau County Civil Service Commission Exams

The New York State Department of Civil Service, along with the Nassau County Civil Service Commission, conducts the Civil Services exams.

How to Apply for the 2019 Nassau County Police Exam

According to the announcement dated Friday, May the 3rd, 2019, individuals interested in the Nassau County police exam must apply through the Civil Services page. Here are the details you need to follow:

  • You must create an account and select a password on our online portal. You cannot use anybody else’s existing account to apply for the exam. Always note down your Username and Password for safekeeping.
  • You should apply for the exam from your personal computer (and not from your work computer). The reason is the complications past applicants have had with regard to the fee submission and application completion from work computers.
  • Once you have filled out the form, you will receive an automated email for confirmation. A similar confirmation will be sent to your email before you finally submit the fee. You should save a copy of these confirmation emails. In the case of technical problems such as not being able to make an account or not being able to submit the fees, you can call 1-855-524-5627from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time, which is the Free Applicant Support Helpline.
  • Use the same account to apply for other exams by the County. Double check if your form is complete because incomplete forms are rejected.

Important Requirements

  • Unless the application specifies, the positions are only open for bona fide Nassau County residents. Individuals who have moved to Nassau must have lived in the County for at least a year.
  • Use an up-to-date web browser to make your fees submission successfully, using a credit card.
  • If you’re already employed in a department of the Nassau Civil Services, you’re required to use the form for promotional examination applications.

Academic Requisites

The academic requisites for an individual to be able to sit for the Nassau County Police Exam are as follows:

  • 32 college credits for new officers
  • 60 college credits for state troopers OR 30 college credits with 2 years’ service in the military

In case that a transcript is required, you should request your college to forward a transcript directly. Download the request form from the Civil Service Commission website.

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