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Appointment Qualifications

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To qualify for appointment a candidate who has met all of the above requirements must also:

  • Possess a valid driver’s license at the time of the panel interview
  • Have a minimum of 60 credits with a 2.0 average from an accredited college at the time of the panel interview; or
  • Have 2 years satisfactory, full-time active service as a sworn police officer; or
  • Have 2 years active duty U.S. military experience with honorable discharge; and
  • Be at least 21 years of age at the date of appointment; and
  • Reside in New York, New Jersey or Connecticut State at the date of appointment and continue to maintain residence in New York, New Jersey or Connecticut State for the term of their employment with the MTA Police Department

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