Because the Department is run like a circus show. The bosses are cowards and imbeciles. They put plans into place and force the cops to follow through on them without care of repercussions because it won't affect them. Your time on the job has little to no importance what so ever. Quite frankly ... The people and politicians of New York are terrible. You're all willing to forgo the greater good for personal interest. Ask yourself, do you want a safe and prosperous city for ALL of our children or just one specific group?
How long does it take to get hired from start to finish at NYPD? What are the steps along the way?
Took one week, it’s easy to get on this job. Most other agencies you wait since there better
Stop being idiots. Change the promotion procedures. Anyone can take a test to be a "supervisor" but you can't test for leadership. That can only be guaged by your peers and how you conduct yourself. If the city really cares about it's officers, the salary needs to go up, the hours need to be reduced and show a little care towards cops before the job takes their life or they so tragically take their own. The overall culture needs to change.
There is a color blind test. At the medical they ask if you can see letters within Christmas trees that are different colors. It’s a 2 second test administer by loser cops that can’t handle the street