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About the New York State Police

Proudly Serving Since 1917
Vision
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

Acting Superintendent
Steven A. Nigrelli

Steven A. Nigrelli became Acting Superintendent on October 19, 2022. Acting Superintendent Nigrelli is a 32-year veteran of the New York State Police, and as Acting Superintendent, he commands more than 5,000 troopers, investigators and non-sworn support staff who provide a full range of policing and public safety services to New Yorkers and other law enforcement agencies across the state.
First Deputy Superintendent Steven A. Nigrelli
Troop Information
Find contact information for your local Troop headquarters.
NEW YORK STATE POLICE USE OF FORCE POLICY
It is the policy of the State Police, that the amount of force that is used by its Members shall be the amount of force that is objectively reasonable and necessary under the totality of the circumstances for the Member involved to effect an arrest, prevent an escape, or in defense of themselves or others.
NEW YORK STATE POLICE BODY WORN CAMERA POLICY
New York State Executive Law Section 234 created the New York State Police Body Worn Camera Program. The purpose of the program is to increase accountability and evidence for law enforcement and the residents of the state by providing body-worn cameras to all state police officers while on patrol.
NEW YORK STATE POLICE DIVERSITY STATEMENT
Diversity and inclusion throughout our workforce are paramount to the operational needs and practices of the NYSP.
NEW YORK STATE POLICE TRANSPARENCY PLAN
A review of our agency's current engagement with the public and how we will expand transparency.