Applicant Investigation Section

 *** Between Tuesday, February 18 and Thursday, February 20, the Suffolk County Police Department Applicant Investigation Section will send, via US mail and email, invitations and important documents related to an upcoming police candidate orientation. These invitations will be sent to candidates on the Open Competitive Police Officer list who received a 95 lottery number between one and 400 as well as candidates on the Open Competitive Police Officer (Spanish speaking) list who received a 95 lottery number between one and 100. If you believe did not receive an invite but should have, contact the Applicant Investigation Section at 631-852-6203. ***
 All candidates should be aware; Negative information in the candidate’s background (e.g., employment, criminal) will not necessarily result in a candidate’s disqualification.  Please complete all requests for information and allow the SCPD to determine whether any information provided affects your candidacy for the position of Police Officer.
Welcome to the Suffolk County Police Applicant Investigation Section page.

Contained on this page, police officer candidates or applicants will find important links and documents that they can use to find answers to commonly asked questions.  They can also find information that may assist them in navigating the police background and testing process.

PLEASE BE ADVISED: The Applicant Investigation Section uses e-mail and regular first class U.S. mail service to correspond with police officer candidates.  A large majority of these correspondences are time sensitive.  It is recommended that candidates and applicants regularly check both their e-mail and mail box for such correspondence.  Also, it is IMPERATIVE that police officer candidates promptly advise both Suffolk County Civil Service and the Applicant Investigation Section of all address changes or changes to your primary e-mail address.  Failure to do so could result in a police officer candidate or applicant to miss important correspondence or information.

If you are unable to find the information you were looking for on this page, please contact the Applicant Investigation Section directly at 631-852-6203.

Applicant Investigation Section

30 Yaphank Avenue
Yaphank, NY 11980

Phone # 631-852-6203 Fax# 631-852-6569




  • FAQs
  • Current open competitive police list
  • Current open competitive Spanish speaking police list
  • Lottery Results for 95 Grades
  • Lottery Results for 95 Grades - Spanish Speaking List

  • Accident Waiver
  • Agility Test - Medical Release
  • Additional Information For Applicants
  • Applicant Questionnaire
  • Applicant Questionnaire Check List
  • Authorization to Release Information
  • Authorization for Release of Health Information
  • 2019 Civil Service Police Officer Test Announcement
  • Medical History Questionnaire
  • Request For DMV Records (Lifetime Abstract)
  • Seasonal Police Officer Data Sheet
  • Temporary Declination

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      Maps/Directions to:

    Suffolk County Police Department Headquarters
     30 Yaphank Avenue,
    Yaphank, NY 11980

    Suffolk County Police Academy
    502 Wicks Rd
    Brentwood, NY 11717

    Suffolk County Department of Civil Service
    725 Veterans Memorial Hwy
    Smithtown, NY 11787

    Elsie Owens N. Brookhaven Health Center at Coram-Employee Health Services
    82 Middle Country Rd
    Coram, NY 11727