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401 Grand St. Paterson, NJ 07505 | 973-881-4000
"Rich History, Bright Future"

Basic Corrections

Robert A. Lyons
Police Academy Director

Passaic County Police Academy
214 Oldham Road
Wayne, NJ 07470
Phone: 973-595-6411
Fax: 973-595-6874
Approved by the New Jersey Police Training Commission, our basic course for County Correction Officers includes the prescribed course of study that a corrections officer must complete as a condition for permanent appointment. County Correction agencies will be mailed a complete application package upon request. The completed packet would be due 15 days prior to the start of the class.

Required Units of Study 
  •  Professional Development
  •  Criminal Justice System
  •  Human Relations
  •  Law in Corrections
  •  Arrest, Search, Seizure
  •  Evidence
  •  Use of Force
  •  Communications
  •  Emergency Medical Care
  •  Weaponry
  •  Unarmed Defense
  •  Correctional Security
  •  Investigation Concepts
  •  Physical Training
  •  County Agency Training



Announcements 

Basic Corrections Class starting October 22, 2018