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Edward P. Mangano
Nassau County Police Department
Thomas C. Krumpter
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Thomas C. Krumpter

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Q Who should I call when I have a non-emergency complaint?

A Call your local precinct only if there is no need for police to respond. Otherwise, call 911

Q Where should I go to get a copy of an accident report? Does it cost anything?


You need to go to the Precinct of occurrence. A $10.00 fee is charged, cash or money order, no personal checks.

To obtain a copy of an auto accident online  Click here

Q How can I get fingerprinted?

A Any police precinct will fingerprint you for a fee of  $15.00 per fingerprint card.

Pistol License

Q How do I obtain a Pistol License?


An individual must file an application, along with the necessary fees with the Pistol License Section located in Headquarters. The Pistol License Section will conduct a background investigation on the individual filing the application and upon satisfactory completion of the investigation they will be issued the Pistol License.

Pistol License Application Package 

Pistol License Handbook (Revised June 5, 2014)

Q What classes of Pistol License are available?


Classes of Pistol License are as follows:
Premise License
Target/Hunting License
Business License
Restricted Business License for Security and Armored Car Guards 
Full Carry License
Retired Police Officer/Retired Federal Law Enforcement Officers
Retired Peace Officers

Q What are the fees associated with a Pistol License?


Pistol License Fees:
New Application:                 $ 200.00
NYS DCJS Fingerprint Fee: $  91.50
Renewal:                             $ 200.00
Purchase Document:           $  10.00
Sale Document:                   $  10.00  
Status Change:                    $  10.00 
Other Amendments:            $  10.00
Transfer:                            $    5.00
Duplicate:                           $    5.00

Q Where is the NCPD Pistol License Section located?


The Nassau County Police Department Pistol License Section is located at:

Nassau County Police Department Headquarters
1490 Franklin Avenue
Mineola, NY 11501

Telephone:  (516) 573-7559
Fax:           (516) 573-7861 

Q What are the hours that the NCPD Pistol License Section is open to the public?



Monday & Friday             9:00 AM – 5:00 PM  
Tuesday & Thursday       11:00 AM – 7:00 PM  
Wednesday                     7:30 AM – 7:00 PM  


Monday & Friday              8:00 AM – 5:00 PM  
Tuesday & Thursday         9:00 AM – 7:00 PM  
Wednesday:                            CLOSED  

Q What are the Duties and Responsibilities of a Pistol License holder?


Duties and responsibilities of a Pistol Licensee include, but are not limited to:

A Pistol Licensee is authorized to possess only the firearms listed on the license.

 A Pistol Licensee must be in possession of the Pistol License at all times while 
 carrying a firearm. The firearm carried must be registered on the Pistol License.
A Pistol Licensee shall not purchase a firearm prior to obtaining a purchase
document from the Nassau County Police Department, Pistol License Section.
A Pistol Licensee must safeguard firearms at all times, and must keep firearms
away from unauthorized persons, especially children. Firearms are to be stored in a
locked receptacle, preferably a safe or metal box permanently attached to a structure.
Access must be limited to the licensee, and the person designated by the licensee on the application as the person responsible to safeguard the firearms.