132nd Basic Course for Police Officers (includes FTO hours)

132nd Basic Course for Police Officers

January 22, 2018 - July 20, 2018

(includes FTO hours)

The Erie Community College Law Enforcement Training Academy will be conducting a Basic Course for Police Officers, commencing January 22, 2018 and concluding July 20, 2018.


*All newly hired Police Officers are mandated to attend this course within one year of their date of appointment.  Classes will be conducted at the Law Enforcement Training Academy which is located at Erie Community College  - North Campus, Building - B714.  All law enforcement agencies are welome to register their Police Officers in this course.


Candidates must also comply with the Physical Fitness Screening Requirements as per DCJS Police Officer Appointments General Informaiton, Section 6000.8, titled Physical Fitness Screening.  This section requires that a candidate test at the 40th percentile of the fitness test for sit-ups, push-ups, and the 1.5 mile run.  Any candidate that has not taken the Physical Fitness Screening Test normally administered by a civil service commission must contact the Academy and make arrangements for a Physical Fitness Screening Test.

Agencies anticipating new hires are encouraged to reserve a slot(s).  Names can be forwarded once actual hiring is confirmed.  Enrollment is limited.  Preference shall be given to Erie County Agencies.

Email or mail the Registration form HERE no later than January 10, 2018.  Registration forms recieved after that date will be accepted on a space available basis only.  Registration packets with all pertinent course information and student forms will be sent to respective departments after enrollment form is recieved by the Academy with a closing date of January 17, 2018.



Edward C. Hempling

Director of Training


* All candidtates must be lawfully appointed at the time of attendance (first day) as per DCJS In-Service Training guide for Police and Peace Officer Employees (see section titled "Police and Peace Officer Prerequisites page 16) and Police Registry form DCJS-2214-A

Frequently Requested Information


Phone: (716) 858-8219
Fax: (716) 858-6039

Central Police Services
Public Safety Building
45 Elm Street
Buffalo, New York 14203