Please check the Civil Service Department ( for information regarding the next City of Newburgh Police Officer Entry Exam. 

Candidates must be at least 19 years old on or before the test date to be admitted to the written test. Pursuant to New York State Civil Service Law Section 58.1 (a), applicants for examination may be no “more than thirty-five years and zero days of age as of the date when the applicant takes the written examination, provided, however, that time spent on military duty or terminal leave, not exceeding a total of six years, shall be subtracted from the age of any applicant who has passed his thirty-fifth birthday as provided in subdivision 10-a of section 243 of the military law.” A full list of requirements can be seen on the exam announcement.

Effective July 24, 2013, a valid NYS Driver’s License is required at the time of appointment and for the duration of employment. 

By the date of appointment, candidates must be a high school graduate or hold an equivalency diploma issued by an educational department of any state in the US or hold a comparable diploma issued by any commonwealth, territory or possession of the US or by the Canal Zone or hold a report from the United States Armed Forces certifying successful completion of the tests of general educational development, high school level.