Camden County College Police Academy

The Camden County College Police Academy was established in 1988 and is certified by the New Jersey Police Training Commission to offer basic police officer training, basic county corrections officer training, SLEO II officer training, SLEO I officer training, and juvenile detention officer training. The academy is a partnership with Camden County College, the Camden County Prosecutor's Office and the Camden County Chiefs of Police. In addition to the basic courses, the academy offers in-service training courses and specialty training courses taught by dedicated law enforcement educators. The academy is located at the Lakeland Campus of the Camden County College on Woodbury-Turnersville Road in Blackwood, New Jersey.


Our Mission

Is to provide the highest level of training for our Law Enforcement Community and to enhance the quality of police professionalism through education. Our Academy shall remain at the forefront of PERF, ICAT and the national standards of use of force and de-escalation training.

Academy Staff

Orlando Cuevas, Director of Police Academy

Lt. Kevin Lutz, Deputy Director of Academy

Patricia Steiner, Administrative Assistant
(856) 374-4950

Sue Hanstein, Administrative Assistant

Sgt. Ralph Thornton, Chief Instructor

Officer Antonio Gennetta, Basic Class for Police Officer – Class Instructor

Sgt. Robert Parker, Basic Class for Corrections – Class Coordinator

Robert Doyle
, In-Service Training / Alternate Route Program Coordinator
(856) 374-5012

C/O James White, Range Master
(609) 206-0881




Basic Class for Police Officers (BCPO)

Basic Class #71- will start on August 10, 2017 and will graduate on December 21, 2017

SLEO II to BCPO Special Modified Waiver Class – will start on July 14th, 2017 and end on July 28th, 2017. This class will be held weekday's from 0800-1600 hrs. to fulfill all requirements to convert SLEO II to full time police officer.

Alternate Route Program

The 2017 Spring Alternate Route Program Selection Process has started. The Camden County College Police Academy is not currently accepting applications for the Alternate Route Program. Continue to monitor the Police Academy Website for the Start of the next Alternate Route Selection Process which should begin in July 2017 for the 2018 BCPO Class.

Training Catalog Updates – Main Page

In-service Training Alert!

The below listed classes are now filled for 2017 year.

  • Methods of Instruction (Both classes) February and November
  • Advanced Rifle Course 12/11-13/17
  • Basic Rifle Operator
  • Police Service Rifle Instructor(Both Classes) May, and July classes
  • Rapid Deployment Response to Active Shooter
  • Interview & Interrogation
  • Firearms Instructor (Both Classes) February and November
  • Basic Swat
  • Street Survival (Both Classes) April and October
  • Conducted Energy Device Operator – 2/8-9/17, 3/29-30/17, 8/16-17/17, 10/25-26/17
  • Crime Scene Investigation Class – 9/11-15/17
  • Field Training Officer Preparation Class – 10/18-20/17
  • Subgun Instructor Class – 9/11-15/17