NYPD Cadet

New York, NY
New York Police Department
Salary: $-$

Industry: Protective Service

Occupational Category: Law Enforcement

The Cadet Corps is an opportunity unlike any other – providing you with real life training and experience through hands-on work that makes a difference.

Depending on your assignments, you may have the opportunity to directly apply the skills and knowledge gained in your college studies. We will strive to place you in a position where you can leverage your major, while testing your abilities and challenging your commitment to improving the quality of life for everyone who calls New York City “home.”


To enroll in the Cadet Corps a candidate must:

  • Be at least 18 years old and be able to meet the maximum age requirements to be a Police Officer upon graduation from college
  • Be a resident of NYC
  • Be a full-time college student with at least 15 credits and no more than 110 credits. Students must maintain a 2.0 GPA, earn a minimum of 12 credits each semester and be enrolled in a 4-year degree program at an accredited college within NYC, Nassau or Westchester Counties
  • Be free of any felony convictions
  • Have US Citizenship within two (2) years of hire and/or graduation of college – whichever comes first