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Campus Police Training Areas

As part of the Basic Police Academy curriculum, at a minimum all officers are trained in the following areas in Police and Community Relations:

  • Basics to Community Oriented Policing
  • Law Enforcement Responsibility to Provide Community Service
  • Awareness of Emotional Reactions
  • Cultural Diversity
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Community Referrals
  • Handling Individuals with Special Needs
  • Racially Influenced Policing

2017 to present- all officers have attended the following Diversity trainings:

  • Crisis Intervention- law enforcement response to individuals with special needs/mental health issues
  • Bias Incident training update- two refresher trainings in 2019 and 2020
  • Strengthening the trust between law enforcement and Immigrant communities
  • Law Enforcement interactions with Transgender Individuals

Cultural Diversity, De-Escalation and Bias Crime Reporting Training in the following areas:

  • Laying the Foundation- Law Enforcement and Cultural Diversity Concepts
  • Law Enforcement and De-Escalation
  • Law Enforcement and the African American Community
  • Law Enforcement and the Muslim Community
  • Law Enforcement and the Asian Community
  • Law Enforcement and the Sikh Community
  • Law Enforcement and the Latino/Hispanic Community
  • Law Enforcement and the Jewish Community
  • Law Enforcement and the LGBTQ Community
  • Understanding Bias Crimes/Incidents and Reporting

Contact tracing

Two of the most critical steps to getting New Jersey on the road to recovery is our State’s expanded testing program for COVID-19 and contact tracing strategy. Together, they are the key to stopping the spread of this deadly disease. Each officer has been  certified in contact tracing.
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