Welcome to the Mercer County Police Academy
Alternate Route Testing will be in the Fall of 2018.
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I would like to take this opportunity to welcome you to the Mercer County Police Academy providing In-Service and Recruit Training for law enforcement officers throughout the State of New Jersey. Established and certified by the New Jersey Police Training Commission in October 2006, Mercer County's academy is dedicated to providing the best academic and hands on training in a dynamic approach for law enforcement officers. We have over sixty certified instructors dedicated to providing the most up to date comprehensive instruction available today. The facilities of the academy, set in the scenic surroundings of the Mercer County Community College, provide state-of-the-art classroom settings complimented by visual aid technology. Olympic sized indoor pool, gymnasium and weight room aid and facilitate top performance physical objectives and requirements. Computer labs and associated software compliment our vision of comprehensive training and instruction, while enhancing the ever changing trends associated with law enforcements constant evolution. Our firearms range is equipped with computerized turning targets and a live shoot house to provide the best experience and instruction for law enforcements officers today, complimented by a variety of highly skilled and experienced instructors. Computerized shoot/don't shoot scenarios continue to enhance the complete experience and training required by today's law enforcement officer.
The Mercer County Prosecutor's Office in conjunction with the Mercer County Sheriff's Office and Mercer County Chiefs of Police Association are proud to continue their cooperative efforts in providing the Police Academy with a dynamic Basic and In-Service Training curriculum. Please feel free to browse this website and contact the academy at 609-584-2302 with questions, concerns or comments. Also avail yourself of the many information links that can be found here.
Again welcome to the Mercer County Police Academy at Mercer County Community College.