Public Safety Training Facility

Monroe Community College
Rochester, New York


The Law Enforcement Training Unit of the Public Safety Training Facility is a group of the following programs.

Police Recruit Basic - This certificate program is designed to develop the skills necessary for police officers and deputy sheriffs to meet the challenges of a Law Enforcement career. Enrollment is limited to recruit officers employed or sponsored by a Law Enforcement Agency.

Police In-Service - This education program provides career-long professional development and training opportunities. The program is designed to meet the needs of the community, as well as the goals, objectives, and legal requirements of criminal justice agencies to assure professional service. This is accomplished by bringing together criminal justice and community resources to develop a well coordinated, cohesive education/training program responsive to areas of mutual interest. The Training Center is fully accredited by the New York State Bureau of Municipal Police, which awards certificates upon completion of our specialty programs.

Corrections Deputy Basic - This course examines the operations of the Criminal Justice System with special emphasis on the role and responsibility of the corrections officer. It is a knowledge and skill-based program that prepares a student for a career in the field of corrections. A state certificate is awarded upon successful completion. A student must be hired and sworn as a corrections officer.

Security Guard - These programs are designed to meet the requirements for certification of Security Guards set forth by the New York State Bureau for Municipal Police.

Probation - This course is designed to meet the requirements set forth by the New York State Division of Probation and Correctional Alternatives for a basic probation officer.

To reserve a seat in any of the above programs, contact:

Margie Scahill
Senior Technical Assistant
Law Enforcement Education Programs
585-279-4007 or

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