Criminal Justice Training Programs, a division of the Temple University Department of Criminal Justice, is an interdisciplinary unit that has conducted professional development programs for a variety of criminal justice agencies and occupations since 1968. Today, over 3,000 criminal justice professionals attend programs offered by CJTP each year including police officers, deputy sheriffs, state constables, legislative security officers, magisterial district court staff, school resource officers, park rangers, and crime prevention specialists. Other activities include continuing education programs for agencies allied to the criminal justice system, and the development of curricula including distance-learning. For the latest news and developments, please see the announcements below.
NEW! 2013 Instructor Development / Methods of Instruction (MOI) Course
ANNOUNCEMENTS - 2013/01/22
Date: April 8 to 12, 2013
Time: 0800 to 1600
Campus: Temple University Ambler
Building: Bright Hall, 2nd Floor
Course Fee: $350 per officer
Registration/Information: (267) 468-8600
The Temple University Police Academy is offering a forty (40) hour Instructor Development / Methods of Instruction (MOI) course for law enforcement officers. The performance objective of the course is to provide participants with the skills and knowledge to become effective law enforcement instructors. Topics to be covered include types of learning, classroom management, use of training aids, methods of instruction, and developing lesson plans and written exams. Participants are expected to give four presentations, and participate in critiquing of each other’s presentations. Participants will be evaluated on their presentations, preparation, written exam, and written lesson plan. Please contact Chris Willard at 267-468-8600 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information and registration. Note: Class size is limited, so please reserve your seat early.
NEW! 2013 Seasonal Law Enforcement Training Program (SLETP) at Temple University
ANNOUNCEMENTS - 2013/01/17
The Temple University Seasonal Law Enforcement Training Program (SLETP) is a rigorous 13-week program consisting of more than 500 hours of instruction designed to prepare and enable students to obtain employment with the National Park Service as a Seasonal Type II law enforcement ranger. Upon successful completion of the program, students will be awarded academic credit and a certificate of completion. A public celebration that recognizes the significance of their achievement will include a formal graduation ceremony.
The Application for the Summer and Fall classes is now available soon for download. Our summer class is scheduled to begin on May 20, 2013, and our fall class is scheduled to start on August 26, 2013. These are the next available courses for which we expect to have openings, and both are contingent on sufficient enrollment. For more information regarding physical requirements, housing, or other program qualifications, please call the Academy directly at 267-468-8600 and ask to speak with one of our program’s coordinators. We will be pleased to assist you with specific questions or guide you in your decision to apply.
NEW! Summer 2013 Temple University Police Academy (PA Act 120)
ANNOUNCEMENTS - 2012/12/19
Date: May 2013 to October 2013
Time: 0800 to 1700 each day
Location: Temple Ambler Campus
Tuition & Information: Download PDF
Application: Download PDF
Contact: (267) 468-8605
The Temple University Police Academy is accepting applications for May 2013 (Class 13-01). The academy includes over 22 weeks of professional instruction and skills development. It is designed to prepare women and men to obtain employment and certification as municipal police officers in Pennsylvania. Send an e-mail to email@example.com or call (267) 468-8605 for additional information and program requirements.
Physical Entrance Tests for the Temple University Police Academy May 2013 class will be conducted on the following dates: March 20th, March 27th, and April 10th. Tests will start promptly at 0830hrs. Please report to Temple University Ambler campus located at 580 Meetinghouse Rd, Haines House, second floor. Applicants must bring their driver’s license and proof of health insurance. Applicants must have the medical exam form completed and on file prior to participating in the fitness test. Please contact Chris Willard at 267-468-8600 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up for a test date. Any questions reference application process can also be addressed to Ms. Willard.