State of New York Police Juvenile Officers Association



Est. 1975

New York's Juvenile Officer and School Resource Officers Association

 The State of New York Police Juvenile Officers Association is a training and   advocacy organization comprised primarily of police officers and other Juvenile Justice and school  professionals specialized in the field of juvenile justice and prevention.  The SNYPJOA conducts ongoing training throughout New York State.       We are a 501(c)3 not for profit training organization with our mission to provide  skills and education to assist them in providing and safeguarding the Youth of         New York State.

2023 SRO of the Year

Michael Rybak - West Seneca Police Department 

Michael with Executive Director Brian Forte and John Catladi

2023 Youth Officer of the Year

Jason Beebe - Sullivan County Sheriffs Office

Jason with Sgt Rose Ionta and Executive Director Brian Forte

2023 Executive Directors

Lifetime Achievement Award

John Cataldi


2023 Scholarship Award Winners

Each year the SNYPJOA awards graduating seniors who are entering college with a scholarship award.  Students must be entering college and be the child of a active member or associate member.  Each scholarship is $500 and is awarded at the annual banquet. We wish them all great luck in there college endeavors and congratulations.


John Florkowski – SUNY Oswego           

Nolan Hiltbrand – SUNY Oswego                     

Marren McDonald – University of New Haven           

Tommy Ruehle – Southern Arkansas University     

Kaitlin Schmidt – Lemoyne College

       Amiah Spoor – Genesee CC          

Lucy Whiteley – University of Buffalo     

Basic School Resource Officers Course

SOLD OUT - Waiting list ONLY

being held at the Westchester Co Police Academy

October 30th - November 3rd, 2023

Basic School Resource Officers Course

Community Resource Officers Course

a part of the "Im Human" project

being held at the Westchester Co Police Academy

October 30th - November 3rd, 2023

Cost is $250 members,   $350 non-members

Community Resource Officers Course



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


Hotel registration form on conference page

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We are a non profit 501(c)3 who relies on members and donations to help us keep providing state of the art training to Juvenile Justice Professionals all over New York State.

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Being a member of the SNYPJOA gives you access and connections to some of the best Juvenile Police Professionals anywhere.  Our programs provide some of the best training for Police Juvenile  Officers, School Resource Officers and Juvenile Justice Professionals in the State of New York.  Our programs are written and certified by NYS DCJS  Join to today to get membership benefits and up to date information.

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State of New York Police Juvenile Officers Association

1971 Western Avenue, PMB 104

Albany, NY   12203

(518) 456-0704

FAX (518) 456-0561

The SNYPJOA is a 501(c)3 not for profit organization

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