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About the New York State Police

Proudly Serving Since 1917
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
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