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Division of Criminal Justice
Academy

1999 COURSE CATALOG

State of New Jersey

Department of Law and Public Safety

Division of Criminal Justice

Paul H. Zoubek

Director

Wayne S. Fisher, Ph.D.

Deputy Director


Division of Criminal Justice Academy

The Division of Criminal Justice Academy has been a Police Training Commission approved academy since 1980. Established originally to conduct the Basic Course for Investigators, the Division of Criminal Justice Academy has expanded its curriculum to include other PTC approved courses, such as the revised Modified Basic Course for Investigators, Methods of Instruction Course, and arson investigation courses. In addition, the Academy conducts a wide variety of specialty and management development courses not generally available at other police academies. The Academy also provides continuing education to state investigators and deputy attorneys general from the Division of Criminal Justice.

Course Registration

To register for a course, submit a copy of the registration form located at the end of the course catalog. To assist in planning course enrollment and providing confirmation of enrollment, registrations should be submitted at least 30 days prior to the course start date. For tuition courses, please submit an agency check or completed payment voucher with the registration or upon confirmation of course enrollment.

Written confirmation of course enrollment will be mailed to individual registrants approximately three weeks prior to the course start date. To attend courses, individuals must receive confirmation of enrollment from the DCJ Academy. Send all course registrations and course payments to:

DIVISION OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE ACADEMY

P.O. Box 085

TRENTON, NEW JERSEY 08625 - 0085

Telephone: (609) 777-0243

Fax: (609) 984-7303


Course Location

Unless otherwise noted in the catalog, courses are conducted at Academy facilities in Sea Girt, New Jersey (directions provided at the back of the Course Catalog). Classes generally begin at 9:00 a.m. and end at 4:00 p.m. If class times differ, they are noted in the course description provided in the Catalog. Further information concerning specific course times and locations will also be provided in course enrollment confirmation letters. Classes are subject to relocation or rescheduling. Therefore, please read the confirmation letter for current information or any changes. Also, to enable the Academy to contact you concerning pertinent changes, please complete ALL information on the registration form. The course enrollment confirmation letter will contain specific information concerning course times and location.



DIVISION OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE ACADEMY

TRAINING SCHEDULE

1999

Advanced Investigative Analysis

Students review basic analytic concepts before engaging in more complex exercises in association, telephone record and flow analysis (event, commodity and activity flow). Strategic analysis and financial analysis are also covered. An extended practical exercise challenges students to use several analytic techniques in an interactive setting to complete a case analysis. Class size is limited.

Who should attend: Sworn law enforcement officers, analysts or prosecutors.

Prerequisites: Previous basic analytic training (manual or computerized). A personal calculator will be needed for instructional exercises.

Cost: N/C

Date(s): 7/13/99 - 7/15/99 8:30 am - 4:30 pm (Hughes Justice Complex, Trenton)

11/16/99 - 11/18/99 8:30 am - 4:30 pm (Hughes Justice Complex, Trenton)

Arson Investigation In-Service

This course, mandated pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:14-7.1 for fire personnel assigned to certified arson investigation units in municipal fire departments, is a continuation of the basic arson investigation training and is required for arson investigators appointed pursuant to this statute. The in-service training specializes in more advanced aspects of arson investigation and prosecution.

Who should attend: Fire personnel assigned to certified arson investigation units in municipal fire departments, law enforcement officers assigned to arson investigation units within prosecutors' offices, and county and municipal police officers assigned to investigate arson. Also, fire, police and other personnel who have attended the Basic Course for Arson Investigation.

Cost: N/C

Date(s): Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Hunterdon, Morris, Passaic, Somerset, Sussex, Union and Warren County fire and law enforcement personnel

4/7/99 8:30 am - 12:30 pm (Morris County Police Academy)

4/14/99 8:30 am - 12:30 pm (Morris County Police Academy)

Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester, Mercer and Salem County fire and law enforcement personnel

4/21/99 8:30 am - 12:30 pm (Burlington County College)

4/28/99 8:30 am - 12:30 pm (Burlington County College)

Middlesex, Monmouth and Ocean County fire and law enforcement personnel

5/5/99 8:30 am - 12:30 pm (Monmouth County Fire Academy)

5/12/99 8:30 am - 12:30 pm (Monmouth County Fire Academy)

Basic Course for Arson Investigators

This course is mandated pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:14-7.1 for fire personnel assigned to certified arson investigation units in municipal fire departments. Program topics include the investigation and prosecution of arson, the cause and origin of fire, interviewing and interrogation techniques, profile of an arsonist, the New Jersey Code of Criminal Justice, and motives for arson. Classroom instruction is supplemented by a practical exercise involving the investigation of actual fire scenes. Applications must be submitted through and approved by the county prosecutor's office.

Who should attend: . Paid firefighters assigned to a certified municipal arson investigation unit.

. Paid fire personnel assigned to a county arson investigation unit.

. Police officers, county prosecutor's office investigators or detectives, and assistant prosecutors assigned to investigate arson.

Cost: $400 (Tuition includes five shirts to be worn during course activities.)

Date(s): 5/10/99 - 5/28/99 8:30 am - 4:00 pm (no weekend classes) (DCJ Academy, Sea Girt)

9/20/99 - 10/8/99 8:30 am - 4:00 pm (no weekend classes) (DCJ Academy, Sea Girt)


Basic Course for Investigators

This basic training program covers general topics such as investigative procedures essential to the successful investigation, apprehension and prosecution of criminals. In accordance with the provisions of the Police Training Act, this course is mandatory for county prosecutors' investigators and detectives, state investigators, and arson investigators assigned to certified arson investigation units. Basic firearms training and physical conditioning training are conducted during this course.

Who should attend: County prosecutors' investigators and state investigators with no prior basic law enforcement training in New Jersey and arson investigators assigned to certified arson investigation units.

Prerequisites: Drug screening and medical certification.

Cost: $575 (Tuition includes the following items of clothing for each recruit: golf shirts and tee-shirts; sweat pants, sweat shirts, three pair of gym shorts, and an outdoor field jacket.)

Date(s): 1/19/99 - 5/20/99 8:00 am - 4:00 pm (no weekend classes) Orientation, 1/8/99

8/16/99 - 12/17/99 8:00 am - 4:00 pm (no weekend classes) Orientation, 8/6/99

Basic Course for Prosecuting Attorneys

This course is conducted in conjunction with the county prosecutors for new DA'sG and assistant prosecutors. Areas of instruction include evidence, search and seizure, grand jury presentation, case preparation and pretrial interviews, pretrial motions, jury selection, opening statements, presentation of evidence, direct examination, cross examination, appellate issues, prosecutorial misconduct and family court issues.

Who should attend: Newly-appointed assistant prosecutors and deputy attorneys general.

Cost: $75

Date(s): 10/4/99 - 10/8/99 (Hughes Justice Complex, Trenton)


Budget Preparation for the Law Enforcement Executive

In these times of limited resources, the police executive must be as much a business person as a law enforcement officer. This program reviews the principles of the budget process and provides practical suggestions and applications on preparation of the budget. The program will also discuss monitoring the budget throughout the year and the use of emergency appropriations if the need arises.

Who should attend: Law enforcement executives and command level personnel directly responsible for developing and submitting police budgets.

Prerequisites: Participants should bring a sample copy of their department budget for use during instructional exercises.

Cost: N/C

Date(s): 4/9/99 (Union County Police Academy)

6/4/99 (Essex County Police Academy)


Community Policing Fundamentals

With the philosophy of community policing being embraced by more police agencies, officers dealing with the public must have a good foundation of this concept. This five-day course will provide a study of the fundamentals of community policing. Lecturers from current community police programs will participate in this course and provide students with the insight necessary for a good community police officer.

Who should attend: Community police supervisors and officers.

Cost: $75

Date(s): 2/22/99 - 2/26/99 (Union County Police Academy)

5/10/99 - 5/14/99 (Fort Dix)

9/13/99 - 9/17/99 (Essex County Police Academy)

11/15/99 - 11/19/99 (DCJ Academy, Sea Girt)


Community Policing Overview

As the popularity of community policing increases, it is important for the police executive and command level personnel to understand community policing concepts as they relate to their municipality. This seminar provides an overview of community policing, including the basic philosophy and elements of community policing programs. Officers from community policing programs will discuss their achievements and some problems inherent in establishing programs.

Who should attend: Police executives and command level personnel.

Cost: N/C

Date(s): 2/16/99 (Essex County Police Academy)

5/19/99 (Fort Dix)

9/10/99 (Union County Police Academy)

11/24/99 (DCJ Academy, Sea Girt)

Computerized Analytic Methods (Microsoft Office)

This course provides basic analytic training similar to Introduction to Analysis, only with the use of Microsoft Excel and Access. The program covers the information process; inference development; statistical and crime analysis using Excel; association, telephone record, flow and financial analysis using Access and Excel. Numerous computer exercises are included. Class size limited.

Who should attend: Analysts, investigators and attorneys with no previous analytic training.

Prerequisites: Students must be familiar with Excel and Access.

Cost: N/C

Date(s): 4/13/99 - 4/16/99 8:30 am - 4:30 pm (Hughes Justice Complex, Trenton)

9/27/99 - 9/30/99 8:30 am - 4:30 pm (Hughes Justice Complex, Trenton)



Criminal Procedure Update

This two-day, uniquely-designed program will update assistant prosecutors and police instructors in the recent developments in the laws of search warrants and the exceptions to the warrant requirement. The seminar will focus on the court decisions which have been recently handed down by the United States Supreme Court and the New Jersey courts. In addition to providing a comprehensive update of new material, the seminar will simultaneously serve as a refresher for those persons who have not had an opportunity to attend a criminal procedure update for a number of years. Moreover, throughout the course, innovative teaching techniques and procedures will be offered, along with helpful suggestions for instructing new or veteran officers in this topic.

Who should attend: Assistant prosecutors, deputy attorneys general and police instructors. Prosecutors' investigators/detectives who have previously completed the Basic Course for Police Officers in New Jersey, who have not had a break in law enforcement service for more than three years, and who are seeking certification as county prosecutor's investigators or detectives.

Cost: N/C

Date(s): 2/18/99 - 2/19/99 (Hughes Justice Complex, Trenton)

4/21/99 - 4/22/99 (Hughes Justice Complex, Trenton)

10/21/99 - 10/22/99 (Hughes Justice Complex, Trenton)



Discipline

This one-day seminar covers fundamental concepts for establishing and maintaining discipline, as well as the duties and responsibilities of supervisors. Disciplinary alternatives are discussed in the context of an effective management style. Also discussed are legal issues relating to management's authority, duties and responsibilities under state statutes and case law, liability issues and means of minimizing exposure to liability.

Who should attend: Chief executive officers, command level supervisors and sergeants.

Cost: N/C

Date(s): 1/22/99 (Morris County Police Academy)

3/19/99 (Union County Police Academy)

6/18/99 (Essex County Police Academy)

10/8/99 (Hughes Justice Complex, Trenton)


Domestic Violence Investigation for Law Enforcement Executives

This course will discuss recent changes in domestic violence law and procedures, criteria for the seizure of weapons and the development of standard operating procedures. Instruction will also cover updated information regarding the role and function of crisis teams.

Who should attend: Law enforcement executives.

Cost: N/C

Dates: 2/5/99 (Union County Police Academy)

5/5/99 (Somerset County Police Academy)

Domestic Violence Investigation for Municipal Law Enforcement

This course provides a clear and concise, yet comprehensive, presentation of relevant state and federal court decisions as well as strategies for effective investigation and prosecution at the municipal level. The intent of this course is to provide innovative strategies and techniques that will assist in the investigation and prosecution of domestic violence cases without the participation or cooperation of the victim.

Who should attend: Municipal police officers, detectives and investigators.

Cost: N/C

Date(s): 2/17/99 (Essex County Police Academy)

5/7/99 (Somerset County Police Academy)

Field Training Officers Course

Quality field training of newly-graduated recruits is essential for officers to properly implement their academy training. This course is designed to give field training officers the basics for guiding new officers in their transition from recruit to independent patrol officer. It includes the fundamentals of learning, officer performance evaluation, agency policy and procedures, and supervision.

Who should attend: Field training officers from municipal police departments.

Cost: N/C

Date(s): 4/20/99 - 4/22/99 (Union County Police Academy)

10/18/99 - 10/20/99 (Essex County Police Academy)


Financial Investigative Analysis

This course focuses on a methodology of analyzing bank and business records in support of complex criminal and regulatory investigations. Topics include sources of information, bank records, finding leads and indicators in the records, bank record analysis, business record analysis, net worth and source and application of funds analysis. Several challenging exercises, including one interactive exercise, give practical application to the method being taught. Class size is limited.

Who should attend: Assistant prosecutors, deputy attorneys general, county and state investigators, criminal or regulatory analysts.

Prerequisites: A personal calculator will be needed for instructional exercises.

Cost: N/C

Date(s): 5/4/99 - 5/7/99 8:30 am - 4:30 pm (Hughes Justice Complex, Trenton)

10/12/99 - 10/15/99 8:30 am - 4:30 pm (Hughes Justice Complex, Trenton)

Firearms Instructor Course

This five-day Police Training Commission approved course teaches the fundamentals of firearms instruction, including range safety, weapons procedures, and range operation. Also included are the fundamentals of the Attorney General's Requalification Guidelines. Class size is limited.

Who should attend: Law enforcement officers who require certification by the Police Training Commission as firearms instructors.

Prerequisites: Participants must achieve two scores of 95% or better out three consecutive shoots during the course pre-qualification exercise in order to continue their participation in the week-long course. Necessary equipment includes service weapon and approximately 500 rounds of service ammunition (a minimum of 180 rounds); agency shotgun, 20 rounds 00 Buck ammunition and 5 slug rounds if used by your agency; hearing and eye protection; and cleaning kit.

Cost: $125

Date(s): 5/17/99 - 5/21/99 8:30 am - 4:00 pm (DCJ Academy, Sea Girt)

8/9/99 - 8/13/99 8:30 am - 4:00 pm (DCJ Academy, Sea Girt)

9/13/99 - 9/17/99 8:30 am - 4:00 pm (DCJ Academy, Sea Girt)


Internal Affairs Policy and Procedures

The receipt and handling of complaints of police misconduct are governed by the statewide Internal Affairs Policy issued by the Attorney General. Moreover, the assignment of an internal affairs officer in each law enforcement agency was mandated by the Attorney General in 1991. This program is essential to familiarize the internal affairs officer with the Attorney General's directives and model policy for conducting internal affairs investigations.

Who should attend: Law enforcement officers who are assigned to the internal affairs function and supervisors who are responsible for investigating internal complaints. Prosecutors' investigators/detectives who have previously completed the Basic Course for Police Officers in New Jersey, who have not had a break in law enforcement service for more than three years, and who are seeking certification as county prosecutor's investigators or detectives.

Cost: N/C

Date(s): 3/31/99 (Essex County Police Academy)

5/20/99 (Fort Dix)

7/21/99 (Somerset County Police Academy)

9/21/99 (Hughes Justice Complex, Trenton)

11/18/99 (Hughes Justice Complex, Trenton)

Interview and Interrogation

This two-day course will provide the fundamentals of interview and interrogation and will explore strategies which may be employed in each. Included are understanding verbal and non-verbal behavior, preparing for the interview or interrogation, developing questions in a structured interview, and choosing the setting for the interview. The course will include practical exercises.

Class size is limited.

Who should attend: Prosecutors' investigators/detectives who have previously completed the Basic Course for Police Officers in New Jersey, who have not had a break in law enforcement service for more than three years, and who are seeking certification as county prosecutor's investigators or detectives and other law enforcement investigators.

Cost: N/C

Date(s): 2/25/99 - 2/26/99 (Fort Dix)

5/27/99 - 5/28/99 (Burlington County Police Academy)

9/9/99 - 9/10/99 (Somerset County Police Academy)

11/4/99 - 11/5/99 (Hughes Justice Complex, Trenton)


Interviews, Confessions and Miranda

Intended for assistant prosecutors and police instructors, this course explores the legal aspects of interviewing criminal suspects. It provides a clear and concise, yet comprehensive, presentation of the relevant federal and state court decisions dealing with the vital aspects of interviews, confessions and Miranda. Throughout the course, innovative teaching techniques and procedures will be offered, along with helpful suggestions for instructing new or veteran officers in this topic.

Who should attend: Assistant prosecutors, deputy attorneys general, police instructors.

Cost: N/C

Date(s): 2/3/99 (Union County Police Academy)

10/27/99 (Somerset County Police Academy)

Introduction to Analysis

Students learn basic analytical techniques including sources of information; general research methods; critical thinking; statistical, crime, association, flow, telephone and financial analysis; as well as computerized applications. Class size is limited.

Who should attend: Sworn law enforcement officers, analysts and prosecutors with no previous intelligence analysis training.

Prerequisites: A personal calculator will be needed for instructional exercises.

Cost: N/C

Date(s): 3/16/99 - 3/19/99 8:30 am - 4:30 pm (Hughes Justice Complex, Trenton)

9/7/99 - 9/10/99 8:30 am - 4:30 pm (Hughes Justice Complex, Trenton)


Investigator Safety and Security

This one-day course will provide students with the principles and procedures for investigator safety and security when approaching suspects. Included will be tactical positioning and suspect body language, draw and challenge, reflex tension and chain reaction shooting. The course will include practical exercises. Class size is limited.

Who should attend: Prosecutors' investigators/detectives who have previously completed the Basic Course for Police Officers in New Jersey, who have not had a break in law enforcement service for more than three years, and who are seeking certification as county prosecutor's investigators or detectives and other law enforcement investigators.

Cost: N/C

Date(s): 3/23/99 (Fort Dix)

9/1/99 (DCJ Academy, Sea Girt)

11/8/99 (DCJ Academy, Sea Girt)

Law Enforcement for Domestic Violence Service Providers

This course is designed to provide attendees with a basic introduction to law enforcement and prosecutorial responsibilities in the area of domestic violence.

Who should attend: Representatives of shelters and social service agencies at the municipal and county levels.

Cost: N/C

Date(s): 3/4/99 (Somerset County Police Academy)

5/25/99 (Hughes Justice Complex, Trenton)


Law Enforcement Public Information Workshop

The program focuses on developing working relationships with the media, preparing and releasing press information, and conducting a news conference. Press access to department information and crime scenes is also discussed. Class size is limited.

Who should attend: Law enforcement personnel directly responsible for dealing with the media.

Cost: N/C

Date(s): 4/13/98 - 4/15/98 (Hughes Justice Complex, Trenton)


Legal Update on Street Encounters, Stops and Frisks

This course is intended for assistant prosecutors and others who instruct police officers on the legal aspects of inquiries, stops and frisks. It focuses closely on the distinctions between an inquiry and a Terry stop, how reasonable suspicion is determined, and how the Terry stop has been expanded to cover more than people. It also examines the criteria for a frisk and discusses the plain touch concept approved by the federal Supreme Court. Throughout the course, innovative teaching techniques and procedures will be offered, along with helpful suggestions for instructing new or veteran officers.

Who should attend: Assistant prosecutors, deputy attorneys general, police instructors.

Cost: N/C

Date(s): 3/3/99 (Essex County Police Academy)

11/10/99 (DCJ Academy, Sea Girt)

Methods of Instruction

This seven-day course provides the attendees with the fundamentals of instructor development. Included are lesson plan development, testing and evaluation, and classroom management. Emphasis is on practical exercises involving actual classroom presentations. Class size is limited.

Who should attend: Law enforcement officers who require instructor certification by the Police Training Commission.

Cost: $75

Date(s): 3/8/99 - 3/16/99 (no weekend classes) (Hughes Justice Complex, Trenton)

6/7/99 - 6/15/99 (no weekend classes) (Somerset County Police Academy)

9/27/99 - 10/5/99 (no weekend classes) (Hughes Justice Complex, Trenton)


Modified Basic Course for Investigators

Effective June 1997, the PTC replaced the Modified Basic Course for Investigators with a requirement that newly-hired county prosecutor's investigators and detectives with previous law enforcement experience and training must complete, within twelve months of appointment, a core in-service training curriculum consisting of the following courses: Criminal Procedure Update; Internal Affairs Policy and Procedures; Interview and Interrogation; and Investigator Safety and Security. Information concerning each of these specific courses is provided in the 1999 DCJ Course Catalog.

Who should attend: Prosecutors' investigators/detectives who have previously completed the Basic Course for Police Officers in New Jersey, who have not had a break in law enforcement service for more than three years, and who are seeking certification as county prosecutor's investigators or detectives.


Patrol Workload Analysis

Determination of patrol workload is essential to the modern police department in deploying officers based on need instead of intuition. This course is designed to familiarize command level or planning officers with the principles of patrol workload analysis and how to make practical use of this information in determining patrol resource allocation. Class size is limited.

Who should attend: Command level or planning officers responsible for the allocation of patrol resources.

Prerequisites: Participants should bring a personal calculator to class as well as a copy of their agency's annual report for the previous year.

Cost: N/C

Date(s): 3/25/99 (Hughes Justice Complex, Trenton)

10/21/99 (Hughes Justice Complex, Trenton)


Physical Conditioning Instructors Course

The Physical Conditioning Instructors Course is a 40-hour course conducted over five days. The course is designed to prepare law enforcement officers to implement and teach a physical fitness program in their police agencies or in a police academy. It is a prerequisite for certification by the Police Training Commission as a Physical Conditioning Instructor. The course requires participation in practical exercises as well as classroom instruction on fitness related topics. Class size is limited.

Who should attend: Law enforcement officers who require physical conditioning instructor certification by the Police Training Commission.

Prerequisites: Students must be able to perform various strength, resistance and cardiovascular exercises and complete a 1.5 mile run. Appropriate exercise clothing should be worn to class.

Cost: $75

Date(s): 5/3/99 - 5/7/99 (Somerset County Police Academy)

Police Chiefs Orientation Program

This program provides the newly-appointed chief executive with information on state procedures and regulations regarding the operation of municipal police departments. In addition, budget preparation , discipline, procedures and policy development workshops are conducted.

Who should attend: New police executives.

Cost: $75

Date(s): 1/25/99 - 1/29/99 (Hughes Justice Complex, Trenton)



Policy Development

This seminar stresses the importance of developing current policy in critical areas. It includes an overview of the New Jersey Law Enforcement Agency Standards of the Division of Criminal Justice and the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police and discusses how to use these standards to develop policies and procedures in critical management areas. The program includes practical exercises in developing policy. Class size is limited.

Who should attend: Law enforcement executives and managers or sworn officers assigned by their agency to develop the agency's policies and procedures.

Cost: N/C

Date(s): 1/20/99 (DCJ Academy, Sea Girt)

2/24/99 (Morris County Police Academy)

3/24/99 (DCJ Academy, Sea Girt)

4/14/99 (Union County Police Academy)

5/12/99 (Morris County Police Academy)

6/9/99 (DCJ Academy, Sea Girt)

9/21/99 (DCJ Academy, Sea Girt)

10/20/99 (DCJ Academy, Sea Girt)

11/10/99 (Morris County Police Academy)

12/8/99 (DCJ Academy, Sea Girt)



Range Master Update

The program is designed to update range masters on a wide range of relevant topics. Discussions will include maintenance of firearms records, acceptable shooting techniques, remedial problems and procedures, and the Attorney General's Use of Force Guidelines. This course involves classroom instruction, no range instruction.

Who should attend: Academy range masters, supervising firearms instructors, and county prosecutors' personnel who maintain law enforcement requalification records.

Cost: N/C

Date(s): 7/9/99 8:30 am - 4:00 pm (DCJ Academy, Sea Girt)

7/16//99 8:30 am - 4:00 pm (DCJ Academy, Sea Girt)

7/23/99 8:30 am - 4:00 pm (DCJ Academy, Sea Girt)



Sexual Harassment in the Law Enforcement Workplace

This seminar covers the definitions of sexual harassment, how to help prevent its occurrence in the workplace, and what to do if it occurs.

Who should attend: Law enforcement managers and supervisors.

Cost: N/C

Date(s): 2/4/99 (Essex County Police Academy)

4/16/99 (Fort Dix)

8/27/99 (Somerset County Police Academy)

11/5/99 (Hughes Justice Complex, Trenton)


Structuring the Law Enforcement Agency

A current and meaningful table of organization is essential for making the most efficient use of limited police resources. The program focuses on the use of patrol workload and staffing as the fundamental basis in determining a viable structure for a municipal police department. The course covers the practical application of concepts such as unity of command and span of control. The course provides a brief overview of organizational concepts, how to determine whether specialization is justified, the process for determining personnel requirements and the number of supervisors required. Attendees are instructed on how to draft a table of organization chart, as well as how to develop unit and position job descriptions.

Who should attend: Law enforcement executives and command level personnel directly responsible for establishing their agency's table of organization.

Cost: N/C

Date(s): 2/10/99 (Morris County Police Academy)

4/28/99 (Union County Police Academy)

5/26/99 (Essex County Police Academy)

9/8/99 (Hughes Justice Complex, Trenton)

11/24/99 (Essex County Police Academy)

12/22/99 (Morris County Police Academy)



Training Management in the Law Enforcement Agency

Training is one of the most critical areas in modern law enforcement, both in the pursuit for more professional policing and as a defense against liability. This program looks at the training function as a fundamental aspect of managing a law enforcement agency. Included are discussions of basic and in-service training, training for supervisors and managers, training records, and the use of field training officers.

Who should attend: Law enforcement executives and command level personnel directly responsible for establishing or managing their agency's training program.

Cost: N/C

Date(s): 5/21/99 (Union County Police Academy)

11/3/99 (DCJ Academy, Sea Girt)



Vehicle Operations Instructors Course

This one-week course teaches the fundamentals of vehicle operations instruction, including classroom and practical instruction. This course is required by the Police Training Commission for certification as a vehicle operations instructor. The program also includes a review of the Attorney General's Vehicular Pursuit Policy.

Who should attend: Law enforcement officers who require certification by the Police Training Commission as vehicle operations instructors.

Prerequisites: Completion of the Methods of Instruction course. Preferred equipment includes: a marked or unmarked police vehicle with operable lights and siren and in good condition; police-rated tires, including the spare; tire iron and jack, operable seat belts; and clothing suitable for outdoor weather.

Cost: N/C

Date(s): 4/26/99 - 4/30/99 (Fort Dix)

10/25/99 - 10/29/99 (Fort Dix)



Vehicle Operations Instructors Course Update

This one-day course reviews the fundamentals of vehicle operations instruction, including classroom and practical instruction. This course is required by the Police Training Commission for continued certification as a vehicle operations instructor. The program also includes an update of the Attorney General's Vehicular Pursuit Policy.

Who should attend: Law enforcement officers who instruct and are certified by the Police Training Commission as vehicle operations instructors.

Prerequisites: Candidates must have successfully completed the Vehicle Operations Instructor Course and have experience as police vehicle operations instructors.

Cost: N/C

Date(s): 3/2/99 (Fort Dix)

3/30/99 (Fort Dix)


DIVISION OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE ACADEMY

TRAINING SCHEDULE

1999

CHRONOLOGICAL LISTING

DATES COURSE

LOCATION

1/19/99 5/20/99 Basic Course for Investigators (Orientation, 1/8/99) DCJ Academy, Sea Girt
1/20/99 Policy Development DCJ Academy, Sea Girt
1/22/99 Discipline Morris County Police Academy
1/25/99 1/29/99 Police Chiefs Orientation Hughes Justice Complex, Trenton
2/3/99 Interviews, Confessions and Miranda Union County Police Academy
2/4/99 Sexual Harassment in the Workplace Essex County Police Academy
2/5/99 Domestic Violence Investigation for Law Enforcement Executives Union County Police Academy
2/10/99 Structuring the Law Enforcement Agency Morris County Police Academy
2/16/99 Community Policing Overview Essex County Police Academy
2/17/99 Domestic Violence Investigation for Municipal Law Enforcement Essex County Police Academy
2/18/99 2/19/99 Criminal Procedure Update Hughes Justice Complex, Trenton
2/22/99 2/26/99 Community Policing Fundamentals Union County Police Academy
2/24/99 Policy Development Morris County Police Academy
2/25/99 2/26/99 Interview and Interrogation Fort Dix
3/2/99 Vehicle Operations Instructors Course Update Fort Dix
3/3/99 Legal Update on Street Encounters, Stops and Frisks Essex County Police Academy
3/4/99 Law Enforcement for Domestic Violence Service Providers Somerset County Police Academy
3/8/99 3/16/99 Methods of Instruction Hughes Justice Complex, Trenton
3/16/99 3/19/99 Introduction to Analysis Hughes Justice Complex, Trenton
3/19/99 Discipline Union County Police Academy
3/23/99 Investigator Safety and Security Fort Dix
3/24/99 Policy Development DCJ Academy, Sea Girt
3/25/99 Patrol Workload Analysis Hughes Justice Complex, Trenton
3/30/99 Vehicle Operations Instructors Course Update Fort Dix
3/31/99 Internal Affairs Essex County Police Academy
4/7/99 Arson In-Service Morris County Police Academy
4/9/99 Budget Preparation for the Law Enforcement Executive Union County Police Academy
4/13/99 4/16/99 Computerized Analytic Methods Hughes Justice Complex, Trenton
4/13/99 4/15/99 Law Enforcement Public Information Workshop Hughes Justice Complex, Trenton
4/14/99 Arson In-Service Morris County Police Academy
4/14/99 Policy Development DCJ Academy, Sea Girt
4/16/99 Sexual Harassment in the Workplace Fort Dix
4/20/99 4/22/99 Field Training Officers Course Union County Police Academy
4/21/99 4/22/99 Criminal Procedure Update Hughes Justice Complex, Trenton
4/21/99 Arson In-Service Burlington County College
4/26/99 4/30/99 Vehicle Operations Instructors Course Fort Dix
4/28/99 Arson In-Service Burlington County College
4/28/99 Structuring the Law Enforcement Agency Union County Police Academy
5/3/99 5/7/99 Physical Conditioning Instructors Somerset County Police Academy
5/4/99 5/7/99 Financial Investigative Analysis Hughes Justice Complex, Trenton
5/5/99 Arson In-Service Monmouth County Fire Academy
5/5/99 Domestic Violence Investigation for Law Enforcement Executives Somerset County Police Academy
5/7/99 Domestic Violence Investigation for Municipal Law Enforcement Somerset County Police Academy
5/10/99 5/28/99 Basic Course for Arson Investigators DCJ Academy, Sea Girt
5/10/99 5/14/99 Community Policing Fundamentals Fort Dix
5/12/99 Arson In-Service Monmouth County Fire Academy
5/12/98 Policy Development Morris County Police Academy
5/17/99 5/21/99 Firearms Instructor DCJ Academy, Sea Girt
5/19/99 Community Policing Overview Fort Dix
5/20/99 Internal Affairs Fort Dix
5/21/99 Training Management in the Law Enforcement Agency Union County Police Academy
5/25/99 Law Enforcement for Domestic Violence Service Providers Hughes Justice Complex, Trenton
5/26/99 Structuring the Law Enforcement Agency Essex County Police Academy
5/27/99 5/28/99 Interview and Interrogation Burlington County Police Academy
6/4/99 Budget Preparation for the Law Enforcement Executive Essex County Police Academy
6/7/99 6/15/99 Methods of Instruction Somerset County Police Academy
6/9/99 Policy Development DCJ Academy, Sea Girt
6/18/99 Discipline Essex County Police Academy
7/9/99 Range Master Update DCJ Academy, Sea Girt
7/13/99 7/15/99 Advanced Investigative Analysis Hughes Justice Complex, Trenton
7/16/99 Range Master Update DCJ Academy, Sea Girt
7/21/99 Internal Affairs Somerset County Police Academy
7/23/99 Range Master Update DCJ Academy, Sea Girt
8/9/99 8/13/99 Firearms Instructor DCJ Academy, Sea Girt
8/16/99 12/17/99 Basic Course for Investigators (Orientation, 8/6/99) DCJ Academy, Sea Girt
8/27/99 Sexual Harassment in the Workplace Somerset County Police Academy
9/1/99 Investigator Safety and Security DCJ Academy, Sea Girt
9/7/99 9/10/99 Introduction to Analysis Hughes Justice Complex, Trenton
9/8/99 Structuring the Law Enforcement Agency Hughes Justice Complex, Trenton
9/9/99 9/10/99 Interview and Interrogation Somerset County Police Academy
9/10/99 Community Policing Overview Union County Police Academy
9/13/99 9/17/99 Community Policing Fundamentals Essex County Police Academy
9/13/99 9/17/99 Firearms Instructor DCJ Academy, Sea Girt
9/20/99 10/8/99 Basic Course for Arson Investigators DCJ Academy, Sea Girt
9/21/99 Internal Affairs Hughes Justice Complex, Trenton
9/21/99 Policy Development DCJ Academy, Sea Girt
9/27/99 9/30/99 Computerized Analytic Methods Hughes Justice Complex, Trenton
9/27/99 10/5/99 Methods of Instruction Hughes Justice Complex, Trenton
10/4/99 10/8/99 Basic Course for Prosecuting Attorneys Hughes Justice Complex, Trenton
10/8/99 Discipline Hughes Justice Complex, Trenton
10/12/99 10/15/99 Financial Investigative Analysis Hughes Justice Complex, Trenton
10/18/99 10/20/99 Field Officers Training Essex County Police Academy
10/20/99 Policy Development DCJ Academy, Sea Girt
10/21/99 Patrol Workload Analysis Hughes Justice Complex, Trenton
10/21/99 10/22/99 Criminal Procedure Update Hughes Justice Complex, Trenton
10/25/99 10/29/99 Vehicle Operations Instructors Course Fort Dix
10/27/99 Interviews, Confessions and Miranda Somerset County Police Academy
11/3/99 Training Management in the Law Enforcement Agency DCJ Academy, Sea Girt
11/4/99 11/5/99 Interview and Interrogation Hughes Justice Complex, Trenton
11/5/99 Sexual Harassment in the Workplace Hughes Justice Complex, Trenton
11/8/99 Investigator Safety and Security DCJ Academy, Sea Girt
11/10/99 Legal Update on Street Encounters, Stops and Frisks DCJ Academy, Sea Girt
11/10/99 Policy Development Morris County Police Academy
11/15/99 11/19/99 Community Policing Fundamentals DCJ Academy, Sea Girt
11/16/99 11/18/99 Advanced Investigative Analysis Hughes Justice Complex, Trenton
11/18/99 Internal Affairs Hughes Justice Complex, Trenton
11/24/99 Structuring the Law Enforcement Agency Essex County Police Academy
11/24/99 Community Policing Overview DCJ Academy, Sea Girt
12/8/99 Policy Development DCJ Academy, Sea Girt
12/22/99 Structuring the Law Enforcement Agency Morris County Police Academy

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Directions

Division of Criminal Justice Academy in Sea Girt

From the North

Take the Garden State Parkway South to Exit 98 (Highway 34 South). Go through the traffic light to the circle and proceed as if going straight up the hill. A Honda dealership and lumber yard will be on your right.

Go to the first turn off. You will see a highway sign which says Sea Girt, Manasquan. Take this ramp around to the right. This will take you under Hwy. 34 and onto Atlantic Avenue. A fire house and industrial park will be on your right.

Travel along this road about a mile or so. Just after passing a shopping mall on the right and a farm market on the left, you will be at the Manasquan Circle. Continue 3/4 of the way around the circle onto Hwy. 35 North. Make a right turn at the first traffic light onto Sea Girt Avenue. There will be a Kentucky Fried Chicken and Foodtown store on the right.

Continue along Sea Girt Avenue through two traffic lights. After the second light you will pass over railroad tracks. The New Jersey National Guard Facility, where the DCJ Academy is located, will be on your immediate right. The guard at the gatehouse can provide you with directions to the building where training is scheduled.



From the South

Take the Garden State Parkway North to Exit 98. Follow directions to Highway 138 East.

Take Hwy. 138 East to Route 35 South.

Travel on Route 35 through four traffic lights. At the 5th light, turn left onto Sea Girt Avenue. At this intersection, there will be a Gulf Gas Station on the left.

Proceed on Sea Girt Avenue through two traffic lights. After the second light, you will pass over railroad tracks. The New Jersey National Guard Facility, where the DCJ Academy is located, will be on your immediate right. The guard at the gatehouse can provide you with directions to the building where training is scheduled.



From the Turnpike and West

Take Exit 7A off the New Jersey Turnpike to Interstate 195 (I195) East. Travel along I195E for approximately 30 miles. I195 will become Route 138 East.

Take Hwy. 138 East to Route 35 South.

Travel on Route 35 through four traffic lights. At the 5th light, turn left onto Sea Girt Avenue. At this intersection, there will be a Gulf Gas Station on the left.

Proceed on Sea Girt Avenue through two traffic lights. After the second light, you will pass over railroad tracks. The New Jersey National Guard Facility, where the DCJ Academy is located, will be on your immediate right. The guard at the gatehouse can provide you with directions to the building where training is scheduled.


The telephone number at the DCJ Academy facility in Sea Girt is 908-974-7565.

 

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