Friday, February 1, 2013
New Jersey law enforcement and school officials attended the seminar at the Monmouth County Police Academy.
- PUBLIC SAFETY
Friday, February 1
Over 200 New Jersey school officials and members of law enforcement came to the Monmouth County Police Academy earlier this week, for a seminar on school violence. Tonya DeSa, Special Agent of the FBI and Coordinator of the National Center for the Analysis of Violent Crime presented the seminar “Identifying the Warning Signs of School Violence”. The Monmouth County Sheriff’s Office sponsored the event, which comes on the heels of the recent tragedy in Newtown, Connecticut. “The safety and security of our children remains a top priority,” said Sheriff Shaun Golden. “The vital information taken from this seminar, and, applied by members of law enforcement and school administrators, can help keep children out of harm’s way, while at school.” …
Thursday, January 24, 2013
Transported to Jersey Shore for treatment of a gunshot wound to the foot.
Update, 3:10 p.m.: Bill Quinn, a spokesman for the New Jersey Treasury Department identified the Special Agent Trainee as Steven Raimondo who had worked as a civil investigator with the Division of Taxation for 12 years. Quinn said Raimondo began training for his new position four months ago. Quinn said Raimondo is expected to recover from his injuries and be able to return to work. Update, 1:45 p.m.: An initial report by the Howell Police Department indicated the individual shot was a recruit. Subsequent information from the Monmouth County Sheriff's Office stated the man was a special agent. A special agent of the New Jersey Department of Treasury is being treated at a local hospital after accidentally shooting himself during training…
Thursday, September 20, 2012
Applicants can not have a criminal record and be at least 18 years of age in order to apply for the Monmouth County Citizen Police Academy.
- POLICE & FIRE
Thursday, September 20, 2012
Monmouth County Sheriff Shaun Golden announced applications are now being accepted for enrollment in the 16th Annual Citizen Police Academy. The Citizen Police Academy is a 12-hour block of instruction designed to give attendees an overview of law enforcement services in Monmouth County. The instruction features presentations by municipal, county, state and federal law enforcement agencies. The course consists of six sessions on consecutive Tuesday evenings, 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. at the Monmouth County Police Academy in Freehold. The course is also the prerequisite for becoming a member of the VISCOMP Volunteer Program. To apply for the Citizen Police Academy, applicants can not have a criminal record and must be at least 18-years-old. The …
Friday, July 13, 2012
The free program offered to Monmouth County teenagers has grown exponentially since its inception in 1992.
The Monmouth County Police Academy’s Sheriff Youth Week program, in its 20th year, is currently training the largest class in its history. The 112 recruits are spending this week with Monmouth County police volunteers who are offering up their time to teach high school students about law enforcement through lessons, drills, exercise, and training akin to what would be expected at a police academy. The recruits arrive every morning at 7:45 a.m. for drill, engage in physical training every afternoon, and are taught about law enforcement in the interim. Some of the instruction they receive is about emergency management, crime scene investigation, gang awareness, firearms safety, information about corrections and parole, and an overview of …
Friday, April 27, 2012
The Monmouth County Police Academy's 26th Basic Course for County Corrections Officers included 23 graduates.
For 11 weeks, Monmouth and Middlesex County corrections officer recruits were tested physically and mentally. On Thursday, April 26, the 23 candidates were recognized by public officials, law enforcement professionals, and family and friends during the Monmouth County Police Academy’s corrections officer course graduation in Freehold Township. “You are embarking on a journey. My hope for you is that you will know the pride and satisfaction of a job well done,” Monmouth County Correctional Institution Warden Brian Elwood told the new officers. The officials who addressed the audience acknowledged the challenges of a career in corrections. “You have an exceptionally tough job. Your job, especially corrections, has become tougher than ever,” …