Department of Public Safety

Bureau of Police

Paul Thompson, Chief of Police
108 Main St.
Oneida, NY 13421

(315) 363-9111 Fax: (315)363-4754

Complaints (315) 363-2323 – Emergency 911

Office Hours: 8:00 – 4:00 Mon. – Thurs; 8:00 – 3:30 Friday

Employment/Careerpolicepatch2Vacancies for police officer positions are filled in accordance with Civil Service Regulations. Positions can be filled by eligible lateral transfers from other police departments or hired off the civil service test list. Civil Service test for police officer are held as scheduled by the Civil Service Department. The test is given in November with sign up in the fall. For information on qualifications or the next test date you can call the Civil Service Office  at 363-1561.Positions can be filled from the top 3 test scores of the candidates that have also passed the physical fitness test.  Oral interviews and an extensive background investigation is conducted on an eligible candidate along with medical and psychological exams.

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