State of New York Police Juvenile Officers Association Inc.

New York's Juvenile Officer and School Resource Officers Association


1971 Western Avenue, PMB 104

Albany, NY  12203

(518) 456-0704

FAX (518) 456-0561


The State of New York Police Juvenile Officers Association is dedicated to provide the highest quality of training for all police officers and professionals in the juvenile justice field.  Training is offered year round and members can request courses to be held in their area.  Click on the links under the training button to get a synopsis of the courses.

Upcoming events

    • 10/25/2021
    • 09:00
    • 10/29/2021
    • 17:00
    • Westchester Police Academy
    Registration is closed

    This 5-day, 38 hours SNYPJOA certified course has been developed for the Juvenile law enforcement officer who will be and is interested in working in an educational environment. This course is the only NYS course that is updated and recognized by DCJS. The attendees will be given a working knowledge of the School Resource Officer concept and other school based policing programs. They will be given information on the relationships that must be developed between the law enforcement community and the educational systems if they are to be successful. There will be a written examination and at least one graded practical exercise for each student. Attendees will have there training added to there training record at DCJS.

    Core Topics:

    History of School Based Policing                                   

    SRO Roles and Responsibilities

    School Law Updates (Save Legislation)                         

    Interview and Counseling Techniques

    Classroom Strategies for the Officer                               

    Legal Aspects of School Base Policing

    Involvement in Student Activities                                   

    Law Related Education

    Crime Prevention Strategies                                            

    Adolescent Stress and Suicide

    School Violence                                                               

    Dealing with the Special Ed Student

    Dysfunctional Families                                                    

    Substance Abuse

    Diversity in Schools                                                         

    Juvenile Law Updates

    Ethics and Professionalism                                                

    Police Working with Schools and administrators 

    • 10/25/2021
    • 09:00
    • 10/29/2021
    • 17:00
    • Westchester County Police Academy
    Register

    CRO is a "NEW" course that will certify an officer as a Community Resource Officer.  Designed along the path of the SRO, this course will teach officers ways to assist communities with new direction of police interaction and community policing.  Course topics include:

    Implementing and Promoting the CRO concept

    Community Policing

    Guarding the Guardians through effective leadership

    Implicit Bias Training

    De-escalation Techniques

    Understanding Mental Health/Special Needs

    Presentation Skills

    Communication Skills

    Social Media crimes and tools for CRO promotion

    Record Keeping/Activity Reports

    Developing Community Events

    Current Trends in the Communities


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