Police Equivalency Course - Phase 2
October 21 - November 5, 2013
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
160 Hours Field Trianing by Employing Agency, to be completed by December 7, 2013
Police Equivalency Course - Phase 2. After appointment, a police officer who completed the Pre-Employment Police Basic Training Course must complete the second phase of training. Police officers are required to complete the Basic Course for Police Officers pursuant to §209-q of the General Municipal Law. State law and regulation require police officers attend the Basic Course for Police Officers within one year of appointment. In the case of newly sworn police officers who have completed the Pre-Employment Police Basic Training Course as a pre-requisite. Only sworn police officers may attend the Basic Course for Police Officers and recieve certification. This applies to the units presented in the second phase of training.
During this second phase of training, police officers must be presented the three remaining units of the Basic Course for Police Officers: Counter-Terrorism for Recriut Police Officers; Firearms Training; and Supervised Field Training Review and Orientation. In addition to the three remaining units, each police officer must be pressented Impact Device Training and testing for at least 8 hours. 160 hours of Field Training must be completed at the employing agency.
Newly sworn police officers who have completed the Pre-Employment Police Basic Training Course. Any Department anticipating hiring a pre-employment officer needing Phase 2 should contact the academy ASAP as this course is scheduled based on demand.
Out of County officers must provide a certificate of residency form. Call if additional information is needed
Unless enrollment permits otherwise, agencies are limited to allow equal opportunity to this course
There is no cost for Erie County Agencies. Out of County agencies should call to see if a fee applies.
Please observe the Academy dress code:
Uniform or shirt and tie for men, proper business attire for women, blue jeans are NOT acceptable.
Erie County Law Enforcement Academy
Erie Community College, North Campus, 6205 Main Street, Williamsville, NY 14221
You may access the sign up sheet online HERE, or you may print and fax it to 716-270-5390
For additional information or students in need of special assistance, please call the Academy at 716-270-5370
All candidates 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
Edward Hempling, Director of Training