Deputy Sheriff | Correction Officer | Security Officer
Sheriff- $38,602 - $57,544
Graduation from high-school or possession of an equivalency diploma
A. Completion of sixty (60) credit hours at a regionally accredited or New York State registered College or University;
B. Completion of thirty (30) credit hours at a regionally accredited or New York State registered College or University;
1. One (1) year of active military service with an honorable discharge;
2. The equivalent of
one (1) year of full time work experience in a criminal justice field,
for example police officer, correction officer, police dispatcher,
investigator or licensed security guard;
C. An equivalent amount of training and experience as defined by the limits of A and B above.
completion of Police-related training programs, such as Police training
offered by a BOCES or the Municipal Police Training Council (MPTC)
course, may count towards meeting the credit requirements above, if the
candidate obtains college credits for the courses through a
regionally-accredited or New York State recognized college or
2. Candidates may qualify for part-time appointments with two (2) years
of full-time permanent competitive class status as a Police Officer or
Deputy Sheriff in New York State, or as a member of the New York State
Police or New York City Police.
There are various laws, rules and regulations governing
appointments to the title of Police Officer in areas such as, but not
limited to: age, height, weight, physical fitness, and training. To be
appointed, candidates must meet all established requirements applicable
to specific positions at the time of appointment.
Officer - $35,734 - $53,913
Graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma.
Special Requirement 1: Candidates must be at least twenty-one (21) years of age at time of appointment.
Special Requirement 2: Candidates must possess a valid New York State Driver's license at time of appointment.
Officer - written exam is not required - $31,054 - $41,641
One year of full-time paid, or its' part-time
equivalent, experience in law or security enforcement.
Special Requirement: Possession of a valid New York
State Driver's license in agencies where the operation of a motor
vehicle is required.
Note: Effective July 12, 1993, Chapter 336 of the
Laws of 1992 established requirements that individuals in public and
private sector employment, whose principal responsibility is to perform
security guard duties, must be registered with the New York State
Department of State and complete a pre-assignment training. Anyone
hired after December 31, 1993, will have to complete the registration
and training prior to performing the duties of the position.