Division of Criminal Justice Services

Contact The Office of Public Safety



Use this mailbox for questions concerning the Law Enforcement Accreditation Program. OPS.Accreditation@dcjs.ny.gov

Course Approvals

Use this mailbox for questions about basic or in-service training courses for police officers, peace officers and security guards. OPS.CourseApproval@dcjs.ny.gov

General Policing

Use this mailbox for questions concerning in-service training programs other than traffic related programs. OPS.GeneralPolicing@dcjs.ny.gov

Records Management
Security Guards  / Security Guard Applicants

Any questions regarding security guard registration cards or licensing issues should be directed to the NYS Department of State at (518) 474-7569.

Please visit the NYS Department of State Index of Licensees and Registrants for more information. If you completed mandated security guard training and it is not reflected on the Department of State website, please contact the Security Guard Training school you attended to correct the missing record(s).

Use this mailbox if the training school refuses to assist in the rectifying of training records. dcjsopssecurityguard@dcjs.ny.gov

Please include the following data:

  • your name,
  • date of birth,
  • course name(s),
  • course date(s),
  • school name, and
  • the person you spoke to at the school

Unfortunately, if the security guard school where you attended training is no longer in business, and has not submitted required records to DCJS, you will need to take the training again.

Security Guard Training School Directors and Instructors

Use this mailbox for all questions concerning security guard training courses, schools, and instructors. dcjsopssecurityguard@dcjs.ny.gov


Police Officers and Peace Officers

Use this mailbox to request training and registry records for police officers and peace officers. OPS.RecordsMgt@dcjs.ny.gov

All responses will be sent to the requestor’s email address. Please include the following data:

  • Brief description of the request,
  • Requestor’s full name,
  • Last four digits of the Social Security Number*,
  • Date of Birth,
  • Please include the name(s) of the employer(s).

*Pursuant to the New York State Personal Privacy Protection Law, DCJS is authorized to collect personal identifying information as part of a public safety agency record.  Personal identifying information on this form shall not be revealed, released, transferred, disseminated or otherwise communicated orally, in writing, or by electronic means other than to the registrant.  Disclosure of personal identifying information is voluntary.  Refusal to provide personal identifying information shall not result in the denial of any right, benefit, or privilege.

Traffic Safety

Use this mailbox for questions concerning in-service training programs in traffic related topics. OPS.Traffic@dcjs.ny.gov

Phone or Fax

  • Phone: 518-457-2667
  • Fax: 518-457-0145


  • New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services
    Office of Public Safety
    80 South Swan St
    Albany NY  12210