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Eric T. Proulx

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Emergency: 911
Non emergency:(518) 359-3776
Fax: (518) 359-7356 tupperlakepd@tupperlakepd.com

Tupper Lake Police Department, Tupper Lake, NY Hours of operation banner

Monday - Thursday

24 hour Patrol and staffed Station

Friday, Saturday, Sunday

5 a.m - 5 p.m. - Full patrol and staffed Station

5 p.m. - 5 a.m. - Full patrol, unstaffed station, PLEASE CALL 911 FOR ASSISTANCE

Lateral Transfers

Transfer Eligibility

If you are currently employed as a New York State certified full-time police officer with a permanent civil service classification, and you are interested in employment with the Tupper Lake Police Department, you may be eligible to be hired as a lateral transfer. To be eligible you must:

  • Have a clean service record
  • Have been hired from a valid New York State civil service list
  • Have successfully completed the Municipal Police Training Council Basic Academy
  • Successfully complete one year of probation with your current employer
  • Qualifications

    The Tupper Lake Police Department looks for the following qualifications in a lateral transfer police officer:

  • Ten years or less in the New York State Police and Fire Retirement system
  • A resident of or willing to move to the Town of Tupper Lake
  • Interested Applicants

    If you are interested in being considered as a lateral transfer police officer to the Tupper Lake Police Department please forward a resume to the attention of:

    Chief Eric T. Proulx
    Tupper Lake Police Department
    P.O.Box 750
    Tupper Lake, NY 12986

    Please note: The Tupper Lake Police Department is unable to accept lateral transfers from the following categories of police officers:

  • New York State Troopers
  • New York City Police Officers
  • Police Officer's from other States
  • Sworn personnel from these categories are still eligible to take the civil service entrance examination and continue with the selection process.