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
Police Administrative Aide (Former Employee), 1 Police Plaza – October 31, 2013
Pros: its the nypd, medical benefits, good reputation
Cons: management can be two-faced
The management can be hard to deal with but, there is a lot of politics involved. Sometimes the cops are dicks to each other and especially to the civilians, they work hard for low pay. Expect some overtime.
Detective Third Grade (Current Employee), New York, NY – October 25, 2013
Pros: learing new skills and then applying them to your investigation
Cons: long hours.
A typical day at the New York City Police Department is a day full of work and never a dull moment. During my career in the NYPD I have gain abundance of experiences in law enforcement; from Homicide investigation, Robbery investigation and to computer crime. The hardest part about working for NYPD is that the work becomes addictive to the point that – more... it consume many of your free time. The most enjoyable part about my work is the feeling you obtain from conducting such a good investigation. – less
Police Administrator & Payroll Clerk (Former Employee), New York, NY – October 15, 2013
Pros: being spoiled by my officer's
Very busy. Learned to be patience and caring for the situations that people were going thru. Mgmt was so helpful in teaching when coming into the department.Coworkers also were family. Hardest was trying to turn your feelings off when people would come into to report certain crimes. the enjoyable part was learning to not judge people and open up your – more... heart to situations that came to you for your guidance. – less
School Crossing Guard (Current Employee), New York, NY – September 26, 2013
A typical day at work would be ensuring children safety. I learned how to interact and maintain a positive mood towards different kinds of people and situations. Basically, i work independently in the absence of direct supervision. I attend work on time and stay a couple of minutes after school dismissal to confirm students protection. My relationship – more... with my co-workers is on a professional level, we respect each other.Working in the critical weather would be the hardest part of the job. Serving others would be the most enjoyable part of the job. – less
School Safety Agent (Former Employee), New York, NY – September 4, 2013
•Maintained order in assigned New York City Public Schools. •Established relationships with the faculty and parents in order to create and maintain solid lines. of communication regarding the safety and welfare of the students within my assigned duty location.
Cadet (Former Employee), New York, NY – August 26, 2013
Pros: great benefits
Working in the NYPD was one of the best decisions I have made. It was a multicultural environment which fostered understanding and acceptance of every creed. It was gratifying to know that I had helped make a difference. I attained a number of invaluable tools, which include, but are not limited too : timekeeping, ability to juggle intense workload, – more... responsibility. I learned what it means to have pride in your work. Hardest part could also be the stress and the tight deadlines, but having a hardworking team of police officers at your side meant that we always accomplished the tasks. – less
School Safety Agent (Current Employee), New York, NY – August 26, 2013
working With Children everyday allows me to learn new things everyday. i am able to muli-task daily with different situations going on. Being responsible for the safety of others is a serious job. the hardest part of the job is being able to understand that there are no two days alike as a school safety agent! my Co-workers are great and we always work – more... as a Team. I think the most enjoyabl;e part of this Job is seeing these student succeed & graduated from HS. – less