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 Webster 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 the civil service probation with your current employer

Interested Applicants


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

Chief Joseph P. Rieger
Webster Police Department
1000 Ridge Rd.
Webster, NY 14580

Please note: Based on an opinion rendered by the New York State Department of Civil Service, the Webster Police Department is unable to accept lateral transfers from the following categories of police officers: 
  • New York State Troopers
  • New York City Police Officers
Sworn personnel from these categories are still eligible to take the civil service entrance examination and continue with the selection process.