Employment & Promotion Requirements

View the specific requirements for employment (PDF) at the Ogdensburg Police Department.

Promotion Requirements

PositionRequirements
Chief24 months as a sergeant or above, must pass the civil service exam
LieutenantFour years as a police officer and two years as a sergeant, must pass the civil service exam
SergeantFour years as a patrolman, must pass the civil service exam
Detective / SergeantMust be a sergeant, must be appointed by chief from the sergeant's civil service list
DetectiveFive years as patrolman, must be appointed by chief
Juvenile Aide Detective / D.A.R.E.Patrolman, must be appointed by chief
DispatcherMust pass the civil service exam
Administrative AideMust pass the civil service exam


More Information

If you have questions or need more information, contact the City Clerk's Office at (315) 393-3540.