Administrative Law Judge

    The mission of the New York City Police Department is to enhance the quality of life in New York City by working in partnership with the community to enforce the law, preserve peace, protect the people, reduce fear, and maintain order. The NYPD strives to foster a safe and fair city by incorporating Neighborhood Policing into all facets of Department operations, and solve the problems that create crime and disorder through an interdependent relationship between the people and its police, and by pioneering strategic innovation.

    The Deputy Commissioner of Trials is seeking a candidate to serve as Administrative Law Judge, Trials who will preside at due process hearings of Departmental disciplinary cases and render written findings and fact and recommendations to the Police Commissioner in a fair, impartial and expeditious manner consistent with Department rules, Department policy and applicable statues and case law.

    The Administrative Law Judge, Trials presides at internal department hearings and will be assigned to the Office of the Deputy Commissioner of Trials.

    Duties and responsibilities includes the following:

  • Run proceedings efficiently while making rulings consistent with law, department precedent and policy.
  • Render literate, logical and well researched written decisions that contain synopses of testimony, findings of fact, conclusions of law and penalty recommendations consistent with statutory and
  • decisional law, department precedent and policy.


Minimum Qual Requirements

Admission to the New York State Bar; and four years of recent full-time responsible, relevant, satisfactory legal experience subsequent to admission to any bar, eighteen months of which must have been in the supervision of other attorneys, in an administrative, managerial or executive capacity, or performing highly complex and significant legal work.

Incumbents must remain Members of the New York State Bar in good standing for the duration of this employment.


Preferred Skills

  • Knowledge of Department policies and procedures
  • Possess excellent written and communication skills


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Work Location

1 Police Plaza, N.Y.


Residency Requirement

New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview.
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