9 CRR-NY 475.1NY-CRR

OFFICIAL COMPILATION OF CODES, RULES AND REGULATIONS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK
TITLE 9. EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT
SUBTITLE K. NEW YORK STATE POLICE
PART 475. APPOINTMENT TO POSITION OF TROOPER
9 CRR-NY 475.1
9 CRR-NY 475.1
475.1 Appointment procedure.
(a) Appointment to the position of trooper in the New York State Police shall be made from an eligible list established by competitive examination.
(b) An applicant who is the child or spouse of a member of the New York State Police killed in the line of duty, and is otherwise qualified, shall have a preferred right to appointment to the State Police Academy.
(c) An applicant must be a citizen of the United States and be at least 20 years old and no older than age 29 on the date of the application deadline for the competitive examination. The applicant must also have good moral character, pass a physical and mental examination, and meet any other standards set by the superintendent. The superintendent may extend the age limit up to six years in recognition of active military service as defined under the Military Law.
(d) The superintendent may authorize one or more supplemental competitive examinations for individuals who, on the application deadline date or on the date of the regular competitive examination, are in active military service. Applicants who qualify to take a supplemental competitive examination must take the first one offered after their release from active military service. An applicant may, if available, take a supplemental competitive examination while in active military service. Applicants who successfully complete a supplemental competitive examination will have their names entered in rank order on the established eligibility list.
(e) Candidates for appointment, while in active military service, shall retain their rights and status on an eligible list. If a candidate's name is reached for further processing or appointment while he or she is in active military service, the candidate's name shall be placed on a special military eligible list in the order of his or her original standing. The State Police shall canvass individuals on the special military list for further processing or appointment before canvassing individuals on the original or any subsequent eligible list.
(f) Candidates whose names appear on the special military eligible list shall remain eligible for further processing or appointment for a period of two years following the termination of active military service or two years following the expiration of the original eligible list, whichever is shorter.
(g) All appointments shall be probationary for a period that shall include time spent attending the basic school and terminate one year after successful completion of the basic school. Upon satisfactory completion of the period of probation, appointments will become permanent.
9 CRR-NY 475.1
Current through April 30, 2021
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