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The Whitehall Police Department is a Full Time Police Department, and hiring of Full Time Police Officers is within the limits of the NYS Civil Service Law, and completed through the Washington County Department of Personnel - Civil Service.
Persons interested in employment as a Full Time Police Officer with the Whitehall Police Department should begin the process by signing up for the NYS Civil Service Exam for Police Officers, usually given in the month of December.  After the test is administered, candidates are selected from the eligible list produced from the results of the exam.
Persons interested in employment as a Part Time Police Officer with the Whitehall Police Department, should complete an application for employment, and submit the completed application to the Village of Whitehall - 1 Saunders Street, Whitehall, NY 12887.  Part Time Applications are kept on file with the Village Office for a period of time, determined by the Village of Whitehall.

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Employment Applications are accepted through the above process.  All questions related to the Civil Service Law and hiring procedure can be directed to the Washington County Department of Personnel - 383 Broadway, Fort Edward, NY  (518)746-2250.


Whitehall Police Department
57 Skenesborough Drive, Whitehall, NY 12887
Non-Emergency Phone (518)499-1316
Fax (518)499-3570
Emergency -  Dial 911

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