About New York State Police
Serve, Protect & Defend the People of New York
Established in 1917, the New York State police proudly serves, protects and defends the people of New York, while preserving the rights and dignity of all.
Integrity, respect, customer service and leadership are the foundations we continue to build upon in order to serve to the best of our abilities.
Mission and Values
The New York State Police works to ensure the safety of the state's roadways, prevent and investigate crime, prepare for and respond to emergencies and disasters and provide support to other law enforcement agencies.
Proudly Serving Since 1917
Since the first 232 men rode out of the State Fair on horseback to begin patrolling New York's rural areas, Troopers have been there to fulfill the law enforcement needs of the people of New York State.
Honoring Troopers who have died in service to the residents of New York State.
The centennial timeline celebrates the 100th anniversary of the New York State Police over the years.
Find contact information for your local Troop headquarters.