The Police Academy at
Camden County College

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

Patricia Steiner, Administrative Assistant
(856) 374-4950

Sgt. George Pizzo, Chief Corrections Instructor
856-227-7200 ext. 4059

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

Sue Hanstein, Administrative Assistant

Lt. Anthony Aceto, Chief Instructor

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


Basic Class for Police Officers (BCPO)

Basic Class for Police Officer Class #80 is currently in session and will graduate on February 6, 2022

Basic Class for Police Officer Class #81 will start on February 14, 2022 and will graduate on July 7, 2022

SLEO II to BCPO Waiver Class #12 will start on March 4, 2022 and finish on March 18, 2022

SLEO I Class will start on January 17, 2022 and finish on January 21, 2022


The Police Academy is located at the Camden County College Regional Emergency Training Center.

Directions to RETC