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Police Academy

Police Academy

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To attend any of the classes listed below, students must be a sworn member of a governmental law enforcement agency.

All classes begin at 0830!​​


In-Service Training Courses 2021

Recertification Class (06)
Session filled! Please choose another available session.

Date(s): 6/10/21

Intruction by: Academy Staff
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This 8-hour course has been standardized to include those topics that are either required or recommended by the New Jersey Attorney General's Office.  All officers will attend Use of Force Policy,  Vehicular Pursuit Policy,  Domestic Violence, and Bloodborne Pathogens.  After each topic is taught, officers will receive a short knowledge assessment based on the material presented during each instructional block. This class will be conducted virtually through Zoom.​​

 

 



Costs: $-0--In-County Officers $20-Out-of-County Officers

Recertification Class (01)

Date(s): 1/14/21

Intruction by: Academy Staff
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This 8-hour course has been standardized to include those topics that are either required or recommended by the New Jersey Attorney General's Office.  All officers will attend Use of Force Policy,  Vehicular Pursuit Policy,  Domestic Violence, and Bloodborne Pathogens.  After each topic is taught, officers will receive a short knowledge assessment based on the material presented during each instructional block. This class will be conducted virtually through Zoom.​​

 



Costs: $-0- In-County Officers $20 for out of county officers

Recertification Class (012)

Date(s): 12/9/21

Intruction by: Academy Staff
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This 8-hour course has been standardized to include those topics that are either required or recommended by the New Jersey Attorney General's Office.  All officers will attend Use of Force Policy,  Vehicular Pursuit Policy,  Domestic Violence, and Bloodborne Pathogens.  After each topic is taught, officers will receive a short knowledge assessment based on the material presented during each instructional block. This class will be conducted virtually through Zoom.​​

 



Costs: $-0- In-County $20-Out-of-County

Basic Course for Police Officers-Session 2

Date(s): 8/2/21-11/24/21-Dates Tentative

Intruction by: Academy Staff
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The Basic Class for police officers consists of  training mandated by the Police Training Commission and includes over 100 hours of physical fitness, 40 hours of firearms training, 40 hours of first responder, 12 hours side-handle baton, and over 250 hours of academic subjects.  Applicants must be sworn, full-time employees of a municipal,  county, or state institution and conform to  all the standards prescribed by the New Jersey Police Training Commission.

 


 



Costs: $350 In-County $600 Out-Of-County

Recertificaton Class (011)

Date(s): 11/18/21

Intruction by: Academy Staff
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This 8-hour course has been standardized to include those topics that are either required or recommended by the New Jersey Attorney General's Office.  All officers will attend Use of Force Policy,  Vehicular Pursuit Policy,  Domestic Violence, and Bloodborne Pathogens.  After each topic is taught, officers will receive a short knowledge assessment based on the material presented during each instructional block. This class will be conducted virtually through Zoom.​​

 



Costs: $-0- In-County $20-Out-of-County

Basic Course for Police Officers-Session 1

Date(s): 3/1/21-6/25/21 (Dates Tentative)

Intruction by: Academy Staff
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The Basic Class for police officers consists of  training mandated by the Police Training Commission and includes over 100 hours of physical fitness, 40 hours of firearms training, 40 hours of first responder, 12 hours side-handle baton, and over 250 hours of academic subjects.  Applicants must be sworn, full-time employees of a municipal,  county, or state institution and conform to  all the standards prescribed by the New Jersey Police Training Commission.

Enrollment will be limited due to COVID, and all recruits will be subject to temperature checks and health questionnaires.  Masks are required at all times.

 

 



Costs: $350 In-County $600 Out-of-County

Recertification Class (010)

Date(s): 10/14/21

Intruction by: Academy Staff
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This 8-hour course has been standardized to include those topics that are either required or recommended by the New Jersey Attorney General's Office.  All officers will attend Use of Force Policy,  Vehicular Pursuit Policy,  Domestic Violence, and Bloodborne Pathogens.  After each topic is taught, officers will receive a short knowledge assessment based on the material presented during each instructional block. This class will be conducted virtually through Zoom.​​

 



Costs: $-0- In-County $20-Out-of-County

Recertification Class (03)
Session filled! Please choose another available session.

Date(s): 3/11/21

Intruction by: Academy Staff
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This 8-hour course has been standardized to include those topics that are either required or recommended by the New Jersey Attorney General's Office.  All officers will attend Use of Force Policy,  Vehicular Pursuit Policy,  Domestic Violence, and Bloodborne Pathogens.  After each topic is taught, officers will receive a short knowledge assessment based on the material presented during each instructional block. This class will be conducted virtually through Zoom.​​

 



Costs: $-0- In-County Officers $20-Out-of-County Officers

Recertification Class (02)
Session filled! Please choose another available session.

Date(s): 2/11/21

Intruction by: Academy Staff
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This 8-hour course has been standardized to include those topics that are either required or recommended by the New Jersey Attorney General's Office.  All officers will attend Use of Force Policy,  Vehicular Pursuit Policy,  Domestic Violence, and Bloodborne Pathogens.  After each topic is taught, officers will receive a short knowledge assessment based on the material presented during each instructional block. This class will be conducted virtually through Zoom.​​

 

 



Costs: $-0- In-County Officers $20-Out-of-County Officers

Recertification Class (05)
Session filled! Please choose another available session.

Date(s): 5/13/21

Intruction by: Academy Staff
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This 8-hour course has been standardized to include those topics that are either required or recommended by the New Jersey Attorney General's Office.  All officers will attend Use of Force Policy,  Vehicular Pursuit Policy,  Domestic Violence, and Bloodborne Pathogens.  After each topic is taught, officers will receive a short knowledge assessment based on the material presented during each instructional block. This class will be conducted virtually through Zoom.​​

 

 


Costs: $-0--In-County Officers $20-Out-of-County Officers

Recertification Class (04)
Session filled! Please choose another available session.

Date(s): 4/8/21

Intruction by: Academy Staff
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This 8-hour course has been standardized to include those topics that are either required or recommended by the New Jersey Attorney General's Office.  All officers will attend Use of Force Policy,  Vehicular Pursuit Policy,  Domestic Violence, and Bloodborne Pathogens.  After each topic is taught, officers will receive a short knowledge assessment based on the material presented during each instructional block. This class will be conducted virtually through Zoom.​​

 

 



Costs: $-0--In-County Officers $20-Out-of-County Officers

Recertificaton Class (09)

Date(s): 9/9/21

Intruction by: Academy Staff
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This 8-hour course has been standardized to include those topics that are either required or recommended by the New Jersey Attorney General's Office.  All officers will attend Use of Force Policy,  Vehicular Pursuit Policy,  Domestic Violence, and Bloodborne Pathogens.  After each topic is taught, officers will receive a short knowledge assessment based on the material presented during each instructional block. This class will be conducted virtually through Zoom.​​

 

 


Costs: $-0--In-County Officers $20-Out-of-County Officers

Special Officer I

Date(s): 7/13/21-7/28/21

Intruction by: Academy Staff
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​​ The Special Officer I class consists of approximately 80 hours of classwork and includes training in PR-24, handcuffing, motor vehicle law, first aid and various patrol concepts.  Classes will be scheduled during daytime hours, Monday-Thursday, on most weeks.  Upon graduation, students will be PTC certified Class One Special Officers.  This course will be conducted using current CDC and governmental guidelines. Class size will be limited.  All recruits must wear masks and will be subject to daily temperature checks and medical questionnaires. Please note this class is subject to cancellation due to current pandemic conditions.​



Costs: $200-In-County $250-Out-of-County

Recertification Class (08)

Date(s): 8/12/21

Intruction by: Academy Staff
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This 8-hour course has been standardized to include those topics that are either required or recommended by the New Jersey Attorney General's Office.  All officers will attend Use of Force Policy,  Vehicular Pursuit Policy,  Domestic Violence, and Bloodborne Pathogens.  After each topic is taught, officers will receive a short knowledge assessment based on the material presented during each instructional block. This class will be conducted virtually through Zoom.​​

 

 


Costs: $-0--In-County Officers $20-Out-of-County Officers

Recertification Class (07)

Date(s): 7/8/21

Intruction by: Academy Staff
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This 8-hour course has been standardized to include those topics that are either required or recommended by the New Jersey Attorney General's Office.  All officers will attend Use of Force Policy,  Vehicular Pursuit Policy,  Domestic Violence, and Bloodborne Pathogens.  After each topic is taught, officers will receive a short knowledge assessment based on the material presented during each instructional block. This class will be conducted virtually through Zoom.​​

 

 


Costs: $-0--In-County Officers $20-Out-of-County Officers
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