Promotional Opportunities

Moving Up in the Ranks

When you join the NYPD, you will have a career unlike any other. Our Officers are respected by their peers, as well as the public, for their positive attitudes and calming effect they have on the community. But, there is much more to it than you may think. Along with the challenge, and excitement, you’ll discover an exceptional career where the opportunities for advancement are endless. The NYPD administers promotional exams for Sergeants to Captains every 2-3 years.