The mission of the New York City Police Department is to enhance the quality of life in New York City by working in partnership with the community to enforce the law, preserve peace, protect the people, reduce fear, and maintain order. The NYPD strives to foster a safe and fair city by incorporating Neighborhood Policing into all facets of Department operations, and solve the problems that create crime and disorder through an interdependent relationship between the people and its police, and by pioneering strategic innovation.The Legal Bureau serves as in-house counsel to the Department on all criminal and civil matters. The staff assists members of the service in interpreting and enforcing state, federal and local laws. They review all Department policies, practices, procedures and forms for legal sufficiency and conformance to the law. The Bureau is seeking a candidate to serve as Media Services Technician. The selected candidate will be responsible for the following: - Search, review and redact body work camera footage in regards to CCRB and FOIL requests.- Import/export body worn camera audio/visual files.- Create DVD's upon request.- Maintain accurate records within the NYPD video management database.- Determine legal exemptions/redactions for FOIL request.
Minimum Qual Requirements
1. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university, accredited by regional, national, professional, or specialized agencies recognized as accrediting bodies by the U.S. Secretary of Education and by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), including or supplemented by 24 semester credits in one or a combination of the following areas of study: electronics technology, television production, broadcast communications, film production, audio production; or 2. An associate degree from an accredited college or university, accredited by regional, national, professional, or specialized agencies recognized as accrediting bodies by the U.S. Secretary of Education and by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) including or supplemented by 12 semester credits in one or a combination of the following areas of study: electronics technology, television production, broadcast communications, film production, audio production, still photography, graphic arts or in a related field and one year of satisfactory full-time experience operating, maintaining, and repairing audio-visual, video and related broadcast production equipment; or 3. A certificate or diploma in electronics or another area of study described in ""2"" above from an accredited vocational or technical high school, approved by a State?s Department of Education or a recognized accrediting organization and two years of satisfactory full-time experience as described in ""2"" above; or 4. A four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent approved by a State?s Department of Education or a recognized accrediting organization, and three years of satisfactory full-time experience as described in ""2""above; or 5. A combination of education and/or experience equivalent to ""1"",""2"",""3"", or ""4"" above. However, all candidates must have a four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent. Two years of certified experience as a member of a high school audio-visual squad, or one year of work-study experience in an approved NYC Department of Education program which included work with audiovisual or related electronic equipment, may be substituted for six months of the experience described in ""2"" above. College education above an associate degree including the 12 specialty credits, but less than a baccalaureate degree including the 24 specialty credits, can be substituted for experience on the following basis: 5 college credits including 1 specialty credit, can be substituted for 1 month of experience. Driver License Requirement: By the time you are appointed to this position, you must have a motor vehicle driver license valid in the State of New York. This license must be maintained for the duration of your employment.
- Prefer candidates with knowledge of and demonstrated interest in law enforcement, criminal justice, data privacy and/or legal technology issues.- Familiarity with NYPD procedures preferred but not required.- Valid NYS motor vehicle driver's license.
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New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview.