Red Dot Pistol Course

Jackson Police Range Facility 704 Dorathy's Lane, Jackson, NJ

The course will focus on draw stroke, applying the fundamentals of marksmanship, and combat follow through while utilizing a pistol mounted red dot sight. Emphasis will be on stance, grip, trigger control, sight picture, speed, and accuracy. Various red dot sight models, mounting options, emitter choices, parallax, and iron sight options will also be discussed. OC [...]

Free

Rifle Operator Course (OC Depts. ONLY)

Jackson Police Range Facility 704 Dorathy's Lane, Jackson, NJ

This 3-day course will focus to develop and enhance officer’s skills in the use of a police patrol rifle. Topics covered fundamentals of rifle operation, maintenance, handling and basic marksmanship. Officer’s will shoot at various distances, shooting on the move and positional shooting. Officer’s will show proficiency in reloading techniques and handling common rifle malfunctions. [...]

Free

2024 Ocean County Sheriff’s Youth Police Academy

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

The Ocean County Sheriff's Office Youth Police Academy will be held at the Ocean County Police Academy from August 5, 2024 - August 9, 2024. The objective of the Youth Academy is to educate the recruits on police procedures and hands on experience from highly trained officers in: S.W.A.T. Drone K-9 Mount Unit Marine Unit [...]

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

Firearms Instructor Course (OC Depts. ONLY)

Jackson Police Range Facility 704 Dorathy's Lane, Jackson, NJ

Open to Ocean County Departments only at this time. Limit 2 seats per department. Course is strictly limited. The first day will be a pre-qualification followed by six (6) days that will be devoted to handgun and shotgun. This is a New Jersey Police Training Commission approved course which is designed to instruct department officers [...]

Free

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

Basic Commingled Recruit Class #119

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

Our Basic Commingled Class #119 (Basic/SLEO II recruits) is scheduled to tentatively commence on Friday, September 6, 2024. The following are important dates for this upcoming class: Pre-Academy PT Assessment date: Wednesday, July 10, 2024*                            -recruit(s) must have a completed PTC-8 prior to [...]

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

Radar Instructor Refresher

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

This one-day course, provided by the New Jersey Division of Criminal Justice, consists of classroom instruction to enable current Radar Instructors to be re-certified. Basic principles of: radar, speed measurement, legal and operational considerations, instrument components and their function, record keeping and case preparation are discussed. *You will no longer receive notification that you are [...]

Free

Basic Comingled Recruit Class #120

Our Basic Commingled Recruit Class #120 (Basic/SLEO II recruits) is scheduled to tentatively commence on Friday, November 8, 2024. Please be aware this is an PM class, class will mostly be held between the hours of 2pm-10pm with some day classes involved: Firearms, EVOC, County PT tests, etc. The following are important dates for this [...]