The Utica Police Department appoints sworn members from a list of successful candidates determined by a competitive civil service exam. In addition to passing the civil service entrance test, candidates must complete an agility test, medical exam, background check, and interview process.

Entrance exams are scheduled as needed, based on available openings, and existing active civil service lists.

Contact: Utica City Civil Service Office (315) 792 - 0225 or mdonovan@cityofutica.com

Lateral transfers call: 315-223-3400

Police Officer Exam Announcement....Click Here

General Instructions....Click Here

Application for Employment....Click Here


Study material and practice exams for the test are available to interested parties through the Utica Public Library website entitled, Learning Express. It is all accessible for free with a library card (which is also free).  You are able to set up your own account and track your progress.