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New York State Police Recruitment Center

Troop K

Tpr. Dawn M. Melfi

Contact Information
2541 Route 44
Salt Point, NY 12578

Phone: (845) 677-7378

Counties in Patrol Area: Columbia, Dutchess, Putnam, Westchester

Thank you for your interest in the New York State Police.

My name is Trooper Dawn Melfi, and I have been a New York State Trooper since 1999. I had always dreamt of obtaining a fulfilling career in public service. The New York State Police allowed me to reach my goal, and serve my community with pride.

Since our inception in 1917, we have grown to be one of the premiere full service police agencies in the Country. We strive for excellence, and are held to the highest standards of professionalism. Come join the Long Gray Line for a rewarding career.


Congratulations to all applicants who completed our 2017 Entrance Examination!

You should review the qualifications for the next steps of the selection process, which include education, physical ability, and the tattoo policy.


  • It is very important to keep your information updated so that we may be able to contact you when your rank is reached. Update here.
  • If you are invited for processing and are unable to attend, you may be able to request a deferment and continue the process at a later date. For more information on how to defer, Click here.

We encourage all applicants to continue checking our Website, Facebook, and Twitter for the latest information on upcoming events and processing information. Feel free to contact me with any questions on the hiring process.

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