Course credits, scholarships and tuition reduction programs to help towards earning your graduate or undergraduate degree
- Receive up to 29 college credits for your police academy training toward your degree. Several colleges in the metropolitan area accept the full amount.
- 29 college credits are equivalent to two (2) full semesters of college cost savings.
- Start receiving pay and benefits from your first day of Recruit training.
Members of the Service are eligible to apply for the following:
- 71 scholarships to schools in New York City, SUNY Albany and Harvard
- 16 Colleges offer tuition reduction programs
- 6 Scholarships
- 9 Colleges offer tuition reduction programs
- Officers may apply to receive 9 paid Educational Leave days each semester while in graduate school*
*Paid excusals in pursuit of academic studies, in addition to vacation.