College sets Criminal Justice Academy

| 22 Feb 2012 | 08:42

    Newton — Sussex County Community College will again host the Criminal Justice Academy, this summer, from July 6 to 10, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The academy for young adults is a collaborative program between SCCC and the law enforcement agencies of Sussex County. During the academy, students will be introduced to basic police operations which will include: military style drills, patrol procedures, canine unit, traffic enforcement, criminal investigation, drug investigation, cyber-crimes, special weapons and tactics, handcuffing, self defense, fugitive searches and firearm awareness. The academy will feature instructors from the New Jersey State Police, FBI, DEA, Secret Service, Sheriff’s Department, Prosecutor’s Office, and local law enforcement. All participants will receive a certificate of completion at a culmination ceremony. Students will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. The cost is $25. For information on admission requirements and to register, call Bill McGovern, Criminal Justice Program Coordinator at SCCC at 973-300-2182 or e-mail