The Phase I / Pre-Employment Basic Course for Police (LEC) program @ OCC is offered over the course of two (2) academic semesters. Regular tuition rates apply, including full time tuition for two (2) semesters, materials fee, EVOC fee, and uniform costs (out of pocket expense). This program is approximately 80% of the Basic Course for Police required by NYS for all police officers; the portion not taught in Phase I is taught in Phase II, following your being hired by a police agency.
The Phase I program is an evening program, meeting three (3) or four (4) evenings a week (depending on scheduling) from 6:00-10:00pm, and Saturday mornings from 6:00-8:30am for PT.Our Fall 2014 Academy class is scheduled to start on August 25, 2014 with the Fall 2014 semester; you are encouraged to begin the application process as soon as possible. Below is a list of simple instructions on what needs to be done; all students must be 20yrs old prior to December 2014 to be eligible for this course.
It is strongly recommended that all persons interested in the Phase I program attend an Information Session as the entire program is explained in length, and all questions are answered at that time. There is no pre-registration required for the Information Sessions.
All students interested in the Phase I program are required to take a Physical Agility test & pass through an interview portion prior to being accepted into the Academy; you will be able to register for a PT test at the Information Session. The Physical Agility test includes sit-ups, pushups and a 1.5mile run in a timed environment, based on age & gender. If you have any questions, please contact our office at 315-498-6042.
For Information relating to the Phase I / Pre-Employment (LEC) Program, please contact our office at 315-498-6042.
The next Phase I / Pre-Employment (LEC) Program is set to begin with the 2014 Fall credit semester in August 2014; classes will be held Tuesday - Thursday evenings, 6-10pm, Saturday mornings, 6-8:30am.
Date of Class
Phase I Information Session
OCC – Mulroy Hall, TBA
PSCIM - EMG-152
TBD - Fall 2015
OCC – Mulroy Hall
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