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Broome County Basic Course for Police Officers
Monday, March 27, 2023 8:00 AM EDT to Friday, October 27, 2023
Category: Training

Broome County Announces Police Academy 

Broome County Sheriff's office announces the Law Enforcement Academy 2023 Basic Course for Police Officers commencing on March 27th and ending on October 27th of 2023. This course will consist of 1,184 hours of training; 705 hours of mandated topics. Additional courses include, but not limited to:

  • A 32 hour Radar/Lidar Course – at the completion, student will be a certified radar operator
  • A 24 hour Breath Analysis Course – at the completion, student will be a certified breathalyzer operator
  • A 80 hour Reality Based Training Course – an intensive scenario based course featuring real life situations the student can expect to encounter during his police career
  • A 80 hour Emergency Vehicle Operators Course-involving low and high speed maneuvers
  • An 16 hour Conducted Energy Device Course- at the completion, student will be certified to carry and deploy a TASER or other conducted energy device.
  • Multiple course’s in a variety of topics such as: Landlord/Tenant Disputes, Child Passenger Safety, K-9 uses and handling, Gang Awareness, Search and Rescue and Child Abuse.

The fee for this course is $900.00. This course includes all course materials and uniforms.
Free lodging is available for Recruits outside Training Zone 6; this is offered on a first come-first serve basis and space is limited to 20 Recruits.
The Academy runs Monday thru Friday, 0800-1600 hrs. daily.
For further information or reservations, please contact Sergeant Jan Cower, Director of Training, at 607-778-8726 or by email at [email protected].

Contact: Sergeant Jan Cower, 607-778-8726, [email protected]