Police Equivalency Course - Phase 2
June 9 - 20, 2014
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
160 Hours Field Training by Employing Agency to be completed by July 26, 2014
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, they will attend a Basic Course for Police Officers using the Pre-Employment Police Basic Training Course as a pre-requisite. Only sworn police officers may attend the Basic Course for Police Officers and receive certification. This applies to the units presented in the second phase of training.
During the second phase of training, police officers must be presented the three remaining units of the Basic Course for Police Officers: Counter-Terrorism for Recruit Police Officers; Firearms Training; and Supervised Field Training Review and Orientation. In addition to the three remaining units, each police officer must be presented Impact Device Training and Testing for at least eight (8) hours. 160 hours of Field Training must be completed at the employment 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.
Unless enrollment permits otherwise, agencies are limited in enrollment to allow equal opportunity to this course.
There is no cost for Erie County Police Agencies. Other agencies should call to see if a fee applies
Out of County officers must provide a certificate of residency form. Call if additional information is needed.
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 Training Academy, Erie Community College - North Campus, 6205 Main Street, Williamsville, NY 14221
Registration can be done on our website HERE. You may fill the form our online and email or you may print the form and fax to 716-270-5390
For additional information or for students in need of special assistance, please call the Academy at 716-270-5370.
Edward C. Hempling, Director of Training