Kids in Crisis

Ocean County Police Academy 659 Ocean Avenue, Lakewood, NJ, United States

Too often police officers are dispatched to assist with an "out of control child" and their arrival can make things worse. If we expect responding officers to handle such an incident, they need the proper tools. This class is instructed by a child crises specialist that will teach officers to identify the type of crisis [...]

$175

Building Search for Patrol

TBD

THIS CLASS IS FOR ACTIVE LAW ENFORCEMENT ONLY This course focuses on fundamentals for searching a structure for occupants as a Patrol Officer with limited manpower. Students will learn through practical application how to safely and effectively move through a structure to render a structure safe, apprehend offender(s), and/or rescue victims. Topics covered include: small [...]

$310

OC Regional SWAT: Handgun Fundamentals Course

Lacey Twp. Police Firearms Range Lacey Road & Aspen Road, Lacey, NJ

This block of instruction is designed to improve the weapon handling and marksmanship skills of all who attend and will be instructed by active members of the Ocean County Regional SWAT Team only. This course has limited availability and is only open to officers currently working in Ocean County law enforcement organizations only. Required equipment: [...]

Free

Property and Evidence Essentials

Ocean County Police Academy 659 Ocean Avenue, Lakewood, NJ, United States

Course Summary: This eight-hour instructional course is catered towards law enforcement and civilian personnel who are responsible for the evidence management function in their agencies. This course will discuss topics to include guidelines for evidence retention, identifying disposition dates, chain of custody documentation, evidence submission policies and best practices. Additionally, this course will discuss the [...]

$169

OC Regional SWAT: Rifle/Carbine Fundamentals Course

Manchester Twp. Police Firearms Range Sam Pitts Road, Manchester, NJ, United States

This block of instruction is designed to improve the weapon handling and marksmanship skills of all who attend and will be instructed by active members of the Ocean County Regional SWAT Team only. It is specifically designed for those seeking a position on the Ocean County Regional SWAT Team. This course has limited availability and [...]

Free

Empowered Policing for Women in Law Enforcement

Ocean County Police Academy 659 Ocean Avenue, Lakewood, NJ, United States

Being a woman in the profession of law enforcement is different, whether people want to admit that or not. This course will explore the stigmas of women in policing and how we must take ownership to break those stigmas. This 8-hour course led by Heather Glogolich, explores the gender-specific struggles of women in law enforcement, [...]

$249

Physically & Emotionally Surviving Your Career: Ft. Dr. Alex Soloway

Ocean County Police Academy 659 Ocean Avenue, Lakewood, NJ, United States

This course features psychiatrist Dr. Alex Soloway MD, a friend to the law enforcement community.  He will be offering expertise on the following issues we face in our career: Stress and the negative effects on the body, Coping skills for officers (breathing techniques, mindfulness, relaxation, progressive muscle relaxation Common Psychiatric Disorders that we face in [...]

$199

Interview & Interrogations

Ocean County Police Academy 659 Ocean Avenue, Lakewood, NJ, United States

*This course will be available in-person and remote. MUST REGISTER BY APRIL 4TH IN ORDER TO RECEIVE $100 DISCOUNT. This 2-day course teaches various techniques to enable the officer to gain information and determine its accuracy of it during interview and interrogation processes. This course covers the difference between interviews and interrogations, preparing for and [...]

$299

An Officer’s Guide to Successfully Dealing with People in Crisis

Ocean County Police Academy 659 Ocean Avenue, Lakewood, NJ, United States

Course Highlights: Designed for law enforcement officers to better help identify, assist, de-escalate and minimize the opportunity for use of force situations when dealing with individuals in crisis or who live with mental illness This course will provide an overview of common mental illnesses our officers on mental health calls and their identifiers We will [...]

$169

Critical Incident Readiness for Patrol

THIS CLASS IS FOR ACTIVE LAW ENFORCEMENT ONLY Critical incidents are some of the most stressful and complex calls faced by officers. This class is designed to equip patrol officers with the skills and knowledge needed to effectively respond to these types of incidents. Through a combination of lecture and practical exercises, officers will learn [...]

$150

Cops and Kids

Ocean County Police Academy 659 Ocean Avenue, Lakewood, NJ, United States

This one-day program provides an overview of the "do's and don't" while dealing with young offenders. If an officer is ever going to doubt themselves, it will likely be while dealing with a juvenile. Juvenile laws are complex and difficult to keep up with. Our experienced Juvenile Officer will review: Curbside Adjustments v. Stationhouse Adjustments, [...]

$175

Field Training Officer (FTO)

Ocean County Police Academy 659 Ocean Avenue, Lakewood, NJ, United States

*This course will be available in-person and remote.​​ This Field Training Officer (FTO) Course trains the FTO to train, evaluate, and mentor recruits for work as law enforcement officers. This program covers the basic skills needed to ensure a trainee is ready to conduct solo patrols in a safe and professional manner. During the 2 [...]

$299

Radicalization, Sovereign Citizens & Extremists

Ocean County Police Academy 659 Ocean Avenue, Lakewood, NJ, United States

Our country is in the midst of an ideological civil war, and those in law enforcement find themselves in the crosshairs while trying to keep the peace. From the events that have unfolded in the past few years, from Charlottesville to January 6th, as well as historic terror attacks like Oklahoma City Bombing, we can [...]

$195

Miranda for Patrol

Ocean County Police Academy 659 Ocean Avenue, Lakewood, NJ, United States

Learn the complex rules of Miranda to ensure you obtain admissible statements! Many of us were able to recite the Miranda warnings from watching TV long before we became cops. Although we can recite them, many of us don’t really understand them. This class focuses on the basics of Miranda, when officers are required to [...]

$175

Developing & Refining the Essential Skills of Supervision & Leadership

Ocean County Police Academy 659 Ocean Avenue, Lakewood, NJ, United States

Course Summary: Effective front-line supervision is essential for the success of any law enforcement agency. It is here where the vision and planning of the organization is put to the test. The front-line supervisor implements the goals and objectives established by upper management and the senior executive. If the performance of the front-line supervisor does [...]

$299

Basic Crash Investigations

Ocean County Police Academy 659 Ocean Avenue, Lakewood, NJ, United States

Basic Crash Investigations (Formerly: Crash Investigation I) This two week course is designed to give officers, with little or no formal training in accident investigation, the proper techniques for systematically recognizing and properly recording damage at a motor vehicle collision. Related topics will teach students the techniques for proper gathering of critical evidence that may [...]

Free

Pedestrian/Bike Crash Investigation (IPTM)

Ocean County Police Academy 659 Ocean Avenue, Lakewood, NJ, United States

As per NJHTS one (1) seat per department **Strictly limited to 30 students…all others will be added to a wait list** Pedestrian and bicycle crashes are one of the most frequent types of injurious crashes in urban areas. Because of their unique nature, special techniques are required to investigate and reconstruct these incidents. This course [...]

Free

Safe Schools Resource Officer/Liaison Training

Ocean County Police Academy 659 Ocean Avenue, Lakewood, NJ, United States

Attendees will be given a working knowledge of the school resource officer concept and other school based policing programs. There will be a written examination and at least one graded practical exercise for each student. Basic course attendees will also be required to research and complete a handwritten lesson plan on a law related topic [...]

$450

SRO: Back to School Update

Ocean County Police Academy 659 Ocean Avenue, Lakewood, NJ, United States

Today’s School Resource Officer is expected to not only keep our students safe but have a solid understanding of both juvenile and education law. This one-day program provides a comprehensive overview on how to collaborate with school officials when conducting investigations, searches, and threat assessments. Topics covered include: investigating marijuana violations, when school officials are [...]

$175

Advanced Crash Investigations

Ocean County Police Academy 659 Ocean Avenue, Lakewood, NJ, United States

Advanced Crash Investigations (Formerly: Crash Investigation II) The two week course is designed to develop the officer’s skills in technically preparing accident investigation data and collecting follow up data required by Prosecutors, Defense Attorney’s, Claim Adjusters, Fleet Supervisors, Accident Re-constructionists and Highway Safety Engineers. Advanced Crash will no doubt enhance the credibility of your on-scene [...]

Free

Law Enforcement Rifle Readiness

THIS CLASS IS FOR ACTIVE LAW ENFORCEMENT ONLY LE Rifle Readiness will focus on the skills required for effective deployment in LE situations and semi-annual qualifications. As in all RTG courses, there will be a focus on the fundamentals of marksmanship, building confidence in the student, and improving their ability to shoot accurately on demand. [...]

$310

Retail Theft & Street Level Gangs

Ocean County Police Academy 659 Ocean Avenue, Lakewood, NJ, United States

This course will provide law enforcement officers with the understanding and tools needed to tackle the current trends of retail theft rings and street level gangs operating as criminal enterprises.  You will be provided with the investigative tools to recognize the key elements of organized criminal enterprises to include: retail theft rings, identity theft schemes, [...]

$195