The Retired Detectives of New York (RDNY)

The Retired Detectives of the Police Department, City of New York (RDNY) is seeking new members. The RDNY is open to any retired Detective who served the City of New York. There is a one-time initiation fee of $40 and annual dues are $30. To join, contact the RDNY at P.O. Box 3310, Farmingdale, NY 11735-3310 … or visit their website at


Founded in 1955, the RDNY has a membership of approximately 1,400 retired NYPD Detectives living throughout the United States. In addition to fraternal functions, the group works towards the betterment of retiree benefits and has monthly meetings to keep retirees abreast of political and social issues. Members receive the monthly newsletter The Squad.


The RDNY meets the second Wednesday of each month, except July and August. In May, the organization holds its annual gala Dinner/Dance where they distribute scholarships funds.  The group also holds an annual golf outing.  The RDNY honors law enforcement personnel, Commissioners, sports, news, and entertainment figures, or anyone who the group feels deserves recognition for police-related issues.

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