Continuing Education
A. Zachary Yamba Building; Room 5117
303 University Ave.
Newark, NJ 07102
Phone: 973.877.3400

Police Academy
250 Grove Avenue
Cedar Grove, NJ, 07009
(973) 877-4350

 

Registration

A registration form must be signed by the Chief of Police or designee prior to acceptance by the Police Academy and must be received at least one week prior to the class start date.

 

Class Information

Classroom assignments are posted on the daily activity calendar located at the facility’s entrance.

 

Course Cancellation

Courses that do not have the minimum number of registrants will be cancelled. Departments will be notified of the course cancellation by fax and/or by phone.

 

Attendance

Class attendance is mandatory for certificate consideration and any absence will be reported to the parent agency. If absence is unavoidable, the Academy shall be notified.

 

Payment

Make payments (checks or voucher) for classes where cost is indicated to: Essex County College Police Academy

 

Refund Policy

No refunds will be issued due to failure of attending the class. Refunds shall be authorized based on a written justification by the agency at east one week prior to the class start date.

 

Certificates

Certificates of completion will be issued to personnel who satisfactorily meet the course requirements.

 

Dress Code

Proper attire, unless otherwise indicted in the course description, is either a departmental uniform or business attire.

 

Smoking

The Academy is a smoke-free institution; therefore smoking is not permitted in the building or on the grounds.

 

Telephone

No messages(s) will be delivered during class except in an emergency. Messages will be posted on the message board in the main lobby.

 

Academy phones are restricted to the use of the Academy staff and instructors.

 

Alcoholic Beverages

Consumption of alcoholic beverages is not permitted on the Academy grounds.

 

Parking

Parking space is limited. State statutes and local ordinances are enforced on the roadways adjacent to the Academy.

 

General Restrictions

Students are requested not to speak to, or fraternize with, any basic police class or basic corrections class recruit.

 

Administrative offices are to be entered on official business only.