You can get information about becoming a part-time crossing guard. School crossing guards safeguard school children walking across busy intersections on their way to school. They oversee and control traffic flow around schools in the morning, at lunch time, and at the end of the school day.

Candidates for this position are asked to meet certain physical and medical requirements, and complete six days of training at the NYC Police Academy once appointed.

You can learn about the position, including how to apply, online or by contacting a Traffic Safety Officer at your local police precinct.

Learn more about becoming a crossing guard.

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