CLARKSTOWN, N.Y. -- The civil service exam to become a police or patrol officer in Rockland County is Saturday, Nov. 19, with an application deadline of Tuesday, according to an announcement.
"This is an opportunity to begin a career in law enforcement – a proud and rewarding profession," said Rockland County Executive Ed Day, a former New York Police Department commander.
So far, 721 applications have been received. That includes applicants who want to take language-specific tests. A total of 66 people applied to take the Spanish-speaking test, 14 for the French/Creole exam, and three for the test that requires Yiddish.
Those who wish to pursue a career in law enforcement are encouraged to apply at rocklandgov.com and by mail.
Applications available at https://mycivilservice.rocklandgov.com/exams and the Rockland County Department of Personnel, 18 New Hempstead Road, New City, NY 10956 or at any town or village police station within Rockland County and at the Rockland County Sheriff's Office.
Eligibility requirements are available online at rocklandgov.com or by contacting the Department of Personnel at 845-638-5200/05.
The application filing fee per examination is $30.
Applications must be postmarked by Sept. 30.
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