Police Officer (Former Employee), New York, NY – August 15, 2014
Pros: excellent benefits
Cons: long hours of work stressful career
Excellent career don't no why I left but left because I got tired of the cold weather in New York City. But excellent pay started at $25,977 a year in 1992 after 5 years went to $44,000 per year every year you get a little raise and every five years you get longevity extra raise during September 11, 2001 I made that year $80,000 a year excellent career – more... after 20 years of service you get 50 % percent of pension from the last 5 years of your career salary unlimited sick leave, job security, after retirement of 20 years besides a pension you get $12,000 variable supplement annuity bonus every December 14 for the rest of your life – less
Intern (Former Employee), Astoria, NY – January 30, 2014
Learned from detectives true dedication to a job. As an intern I would attend to the detectives request. I found it to be an opportunity to apply and see what I learned as an International Criminal Justice Student in the community. I loved the passion the detectives they brought to work in order to follow up and solve crimes.
I acquired the skill sets of managing difficult individuals.
Police Attendant (Former Employee), New York, NY – January 21, 2014
I have previously serviced New York City residents as a Police Attendant, incarcerating/processing individuals with in the Judicial System which developed my understanding Criminal Sociology and the Penal Systems Law Enforcement services. I acquired the skill sets of managing difficult individuals by developing my knowledge base in the study of deviant – more... behaviors’. – less
School Safety Agent (Current Employee), Manhattan, NY – January 19, 2014
The hardest part of my job is not being able to help a person. being affiliated with the police department a lot of people will come to you with many different abnormal situation that i cannot helped them with.
The New York City Police Department is the best career opportunity that I have experience so far in my life.
Detective (Current Employee), New York, NY – January 14, 2014
Pros: the new york city police department has many career opportunites throughout the department.
Cons: not enough time within my life span to experience them all.
The New York City Police Department(NYPD) has provided me the opportunity to make everyday a new experience with unlimited possibilities to learn and teach new ideas and techniques to my co-workers and the general public. The most difficult situations that I dealt with while working for the NYPD was being a first responder to the attacks of the World – more... Trade Center on February 26, 1993 and again on September 11, 2001. The highlights that I experience were the rescue of several individuals at the World Trade Center in 1993 and having the opportunity to bring new technology to the NYPD that is being used to protect the city of New York and citizens of the United States of America. – less
Dispatcher/911 Operator (Former Employee), New York, NY – January 7, 2014
I was a Senior Dispatcher. This job was exciting and rewarding. I received six commendations for excellence in the performance of my duties. I saved many lives both civilian and officers. The training I received from this job is still very important for customer service. I learned to be professional and kind even in the face of adversity.
911 dispatcher (Current Employee), New York ,NY – December 17, 2013
Pros: being first response in helping others
Cons: not seeing your family to much
A typical day at work would be to come in , check in and put our your headset . When the phone beeps on the other line you never know what you are gonna get . Most management is very helpful and even though this job is not suitable for everyone to handle i enjoy being able to help people when they need it most and since your always at work it is great – more... to have co-workers that become family to you . – less
Lieutenant Operations Coordinator (Former Employee), Brooklyn, NY – December 7, 2013
Pros: learned how to establish relationships with diverse communities
Cons: some situations are out of your control unforseen tradgedies
I enjoyed working with the NYPD and had many positive experiences and learned a lot by supervising officers and supervisors. I believe this can transition to business management and make me an effective leader in the private sector.
NYPD Traffic Agent LEVEL (Current Employee), Flushing, NY – December 3, 2013
I worked for traffic for 3 years. The job pays little for the amount of revenue the traffic agents are creating for the city. Management pressures agents to write tickets. THERE IS NO QUOTA contrary to Popular belief. if you don't write tickets they'll make your life a living HELL.If you need the employment apply but don't stay long, seek other means – more... of employment in meantime. MANAGEMENT SUCKS, AND BENEFITS ARE GOOD IF THATS IMPORTANT TO YOU. – less