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  State of New York   Police Juvenile Officers Association

Est. 1975

New York's Juvenile Officer and School Resource Officers Association



       2024 State of New York Police Juvenile Officers and

School Resource Officers Training Conference


Niagara Falls Conference Center and Sheraton Hotel

Niagara Falls, NY    

August 19th - August 23rd, 2024

Click here for CONFERENCE PAGE



SSO - School Secuirty Officer -

Utica, NY

This is a NASRO course sponsered by the SNYPJOA 

May 6 - 8, 2024 | 8:00 am - 5:00 pm


Mohawk Valley Police Academy
1101 Sherman Drive
Jorgenson Center Room 201
Utica, NY 13501


The School Safety Officer Course is for non-sworn safety and security officers working in schools with an SRO or solo. The course will emphasize three main areas of instruction: Functioning as a security officer in the school setting; Working effectively with students; and School Safety and Emergency Planning.  Attendees will gain a working knowledge of the School Safety Officer concept, and how to establish a lasting partnership with their schools.  This course is designed specifically for school safety and security staff. 

NASRO School Safety Officer Course Description, Outline, Course Objectives, and Agenda

Duration:  3 days (24 hours)

Cost: $400 per person for NASRO members / $450 per person for non-NASRO members



Westchester County Police Academy

1 Dana Ave , Valhalla NY

April 8th - 12th, 2024

Cost: $250 for members,  $350 non-members

This course is intended for the new juvenile officer enter the field as a juvenile justice specialist, who will be dealing with juvenile issues within their community.  It will give Officers a basic introduction to dealing with juvenile related issues, as well as an insight into the systems and programs available to officers when dealing with juvenile issues.  It will also give a basic introduction to handling in depth investigations such as child abuse, sexual abuse, and missing persons.  This course is a must for the officer who has been assigned and just entering the juvenile justice field.

This 5-day, 38-hour certified course curriculum will include: role of the juvenile officer, laws and procedures of juvenile custody, laws relating to juveniles and applicable case law, functions of related governmental agencies, juvenile diversion programs, investigative techniques, interview and interrogation skills, interviewing the child victim/witness, child abuse investigations, substance abuse, missing person overview, signs of suicide, and current trends in juvenile crime. A SNYPJOA certification will be presented with the successful completion of the course.

All instructors are DCJS IDC certified or experts in the field that they instruct.  This course is coordinated by the SNYPJOA Board of Directors and the Westchester County Policy Academy.

Basic Juvenile Police Officers Course

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