Rocco L. Miscia, Jr. Director Public Safety Academy
Rocco L. Miscia, Jr.
Public Safety Academy

Essex County College, established in 1966 under New Jersey law as an open-door public community college for the residents of Essex County, is committed to providing quality educational programs and life-long learning activities at the most affordable cost.


The College is open to students with a wide variety of backgrounds and abilities. It takes pride in the richness of its diversity and its nurturing, atmosphere which encourages people who otherwise might not aspire to higher education to enroll and excel


In furtherance of its Mission, the College has expanded to include the Public Safety Academy. The Academy is dedicated to providing quality educational programs for those interested in criminal justice and to meet the life-long learning needs of public safety officers in Essex County. Check out the Course Training Catalog (Spring 2018).



Contact Information

Public Safety Academy
250 Grove Avenue
Cedar Grove, NJ, 07009
Phone: (973) 877-4350

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Alternate Routes

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  • Alternate Route Written Test Application – 2018: The Essex County College Public Safety Academy’s Alternate Route Program written test is scheduled for Saturday, June 2, 2018. Registration will open Monday, February 26, 2018. All registration, payment, and further details are available on the following website: Registration is limited to the first 450 registered applicants and must be completed online!
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