About the Division:
The training of our personnel is one of the most important tasks of the Secaucus Police Department. The Training Coordinator is responsible for the coordination of all training (internal and external) including the distribution of training material and available course listings and preparation of training course registrations. The Training Coordinator is also responsible to coordinate the inspection of all equipment and supplies required to accomplish the training function, including preparation of a recommended training budget and requests for acquisition of new or depleted supplies and equipment.
The Secaucus Police Department is an accredited agency by the NJSACOP. The Accreditation Manager is assigned to the office of the Chief of Police and has staff and functional authority over all employees of this department in matters pertaining to accreditation, the accreditation process, and subsequent reaccreditation activities. Achieving accreditation involved various studies and surveys to assess a wide range of existing policies, practices, and procedures. Full cooperation with these surveys was mandatory and binding upon all employees of this agency.
After their initial hiring, Secaucus Police Officers are under the tutelage of theField Training Coordinator. The Field Training Coordinator is responsible for the administration, management and supervision of the Field Training & Evaluation Program. The Secaucus Police Department’s Field Training & Evaluation Program is administered in five phases:
- Phase I: Pre-Academy Phase
- Phase II: Field Training Officer Assignment / Instructional Phase
- Phase III: Transition Phase
- Phase IV: Observation Phase
- Phase V: Graduation from the Field Training & Evaluation Program/Training Extension/Termination.