POLICE ACADEMY TRAINING

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Rules & Regulations and General Information

CLASS INFORMATION Classes are scheduled to start at various times. It is suggested that you check our course catalog section for training times and class details.

Classes are held in the Police Academy located at the Somerset County Emergency Services Training Academy (S.C.E.S.T.A.), 402 Roycefield Road, Hillsborough unless stated otherwise in the course description.

Classes involving forensic studies may be held at the Somerset County Forensic Facility at 209 Cougar Court, Hillsborough and firearms courses may be held at the Somerset County Firearms Range at 278 Roycefield Road, Hillsborough.

Course confirmation or changes can be verified through Detective Sergeant William Brown at wbrown@co.somerset.nj.us or 908-541-5035.

DRESS CODE Proper attire for all students is either a department uniform or a collared shirt and dress slacks/trousers. Dress may be modified according to class requirements as indicated on the specific course description or the instructor`s guidance on the first day of a multi-day training program.

CLASS ATTENDANCE Class attendance is required in order to obtain a course completion certificate. If you are unable to attend a class for which you are registered, you must notify the academy.

ORDER Continuing Education students are expected to set the example for appropriate law enforcement conduct by refraining from profane, loud or offensive language.

SMOKING All buildings have a NO SMOKING policy.

PARKING All students will park in front of the S.C.E.S.T.A. building unless otherwise stated.