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07-21-12, 11:40 AM
Do you get a chance to pick your shifts when you are hired as a rookie?
I ask because it will be difficult for me to work at night since i got an elderly mother to
take care of. anyone know about the nypd's rules for work shifts?
07-21-12, 11:54 AM
You will not have the ability to choose your hours at first. When you eventually end up in a permanent command, you can request steady tours -- but that doesn't mean you will necessarily get the ones that you want. What matters is what the job needs, and not what is most convenient for you.