State of New York Police Juvenile Officers Association Inc.

New York's Juvenile Officer and School Resource Officers Association

1971 Western Avenue, PMB 104

Albany, NY  12203

(518) 456-0704

FAX (518) 456-0561

Basic School Resource Officers Course

  • 10/30/2023
  • 09:00
  • 11/03/2023
  • 17:00
  • Westchester County Police Academy Valhala NY


This Course is SOLD OUT - wait list only at this time.

Class size is limited

This 5-day, 38 hours DCJS and SNYPJOA certified course has been developed for the Juvenile law enforcement officer who will be and is interested in working in an educational environment. This course is the only NYS course that is updated and recognized by DCJS. The attendees will be given a working knowledge of the School Resource Officer concept and other school based policing programs. They will be given information on the relationships that must be developed between the law enforcement community and the educational systems if they are to be successful. There will be a written examination and at least one graded practical exercise for each student. Attendees will have there training added to there training record at DCJS.

Core Topics:

History of School Based Policing                                   

SRO Roles and Responsibilities

School Law Updates (Save Legislation)                         

Interview and Counseling Techniques

Classroom Strategies for the Officer                               

Legal Aspects of School Base Policing

Involvement in Student Activities                                   

Law Related Education

Crime Prevention Strategies                                            

Adolescent Stress and Suicide

School Violence                                                               

Dealing with the Special Ed Student

Dysfunctional Families                                                    

Substance Abuse

Diversity in Schools                                                         

Juvenile Law Updates

Ethics and Professionalism                                                

Police Working with Schools and administrators

ALL SNYPJOA instructors are IDC certified and must be an SRO with more than 5 years expierence, or experts in the field of instruction. 

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