PWPD Recruitment Announcement
We are actively seeking Port Washington residents age 17-34 from diverse backgrounds and disciplines to join our ranks. We invite and encourage men and women with the talent and experience that drive or support every type of business or profession to become a part of our force.
Nassau County Civil Service plans on giving an entrance examination by the end of 2017 (or the beginning of 2018).
Please pre-register at: www.pdcn.org/test.
SALARY & BENEFITS ( subject to change)
* $50,000 starting salary
* $128,329 after 9 years.
* Up to 10% shift differential.
* 13 paid holidays annually.
* Up to 14 paid vacation days.
* Generous sick time.
* 5 personal days.
* Health Plan; Dental and Vision benefits.
* 20 year contributory pension plan.
* Tax-deferred savings plan.
Have information on a crime? Use our TIPS FORM to help us solve it. Do NOT use this form to report an emergency dial 9-1-1 Tip Line 1-866-SAFE-NYS (1-866-723-3697)
You can now also “See Something, Send Something”, which allows anyone to capture suspicious activity as a photo or written note, and send the information to the New York State Intelligence Center. From there, the tip will be reviewed and if relevant, sent to the appropriate law enforcement agency. The application, which can be downloaded for free for iPhone and Android phone users, can be downloaded at www.NY.gov/SeeSendNY
PWPD Mission Statement:
Our mission has always been to provide channels to promote and preserve public safety, and to consistently find ways to insure a safe and secure environment. We are committed to make sure that every citizen with whom we interact is treated with dignity, compassion and respect. The safety and well being of the members of our community remains our number one concern as we continue to be obligated to protect the constitutional freedoms of all and to continue to fairly enforce local laws and ordinances and the laws of New York State. By working together with the community, we can solve problems, maintain the peace, provide safety and security for our citizens and reduce the fear of crime. As always, the officers and members of the Port Washington Police District serve with integrity, accountability and excellence.
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Did someone steal and use your personal information?
Act quickly to limit the damage.
What To Do Right Away
IdentityTheft.gov is the federal government’s one-stop resource for identity theft victims. The site provides streamlined checklists and sample letters to guide you through the recovery process.
Visit ftc.gov/idtheft for prevention tips and free resources to share in your community.
Responsible firearms owners use their firearms safely and understand the need to prevent their firearms from getting into the wrong hands. They also know that firearm safety should be a priority if we want to better protect our children, prevent avoidable injury, and keep our communities safe.
Nassau County Heroin Task Force – http://www.heroinprevention.com
Mission Statement: To form a partnership of community, social and government agencies dedicated to reducing the demand for heroin in our communities; to educating our citizens of the prevalence of the heroin problem, the signs and symptoms of addiction, and the resources available; to eliminating drug related crime in our communities, through public education, advocacy, media, law enforcement, and legislation.
NY State Heroin Prevention Resources – https://combatheroin.ny.gov
The Port Washington Police District has a prescription drug drop box located in the lobby of Police Headquarters, at 500 Port Washington Blvd. Residents are able to drop off prescription drugs, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Port Washington police can only accept pills or patches. Liquids, needles or sharps will not be accepted.
STOP THE TEXTS, STOP THE WRECKS.
Distracted driving is a dangerous epidemic on America’s roadways. In 2012 alone, 3,328 were killed in distracted driving crashes. NHTSA
Fact # 1 Five seconds is the average time your eyes are off the road while texting. When traveling at 55mph, that’s enough time to cover the length of a football field. (2009, VTTI)
Fact # 2 Reaching for a phone, dialing, texting and other uses of portable devices increased the risk of getting into a crash by three times. (2009, VTTI)
Fact # 3 11% of all drivers under 20 involved in fatal crashes were reported as distracted. This age group has the largest proportion of drivers who were distracted. (2012, NHTSA)
More Info: http://www.stoptextsstopwrecks.org