Division of Criminal Justice Services


The New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services offers a wide variety of training services to criminal justice agencies and individuals across New York State.

DCJS Training Calendar - Listing of available trainings

Police and Peace Officer Training - DCJS Office of Public Safety (OPS) provides direct training to sworn law enforcement officers; develops new training courses and maintains existing courses; and develops nontraditional methods of instruction including teleconferences, "smart classrooms" with two way audiovisual communications, and web-based courses.

Training Academies - This is a list of Law Enforcement Training Academies within each zone.

Security Guard Training - DCJS Office of Public Safety (OPS) provides administrative oversight for private security training in New York State. View Course Descriptions, or view the Frequently Asked Questions.

National Incident Management System (NIMS) Training Requirements - The New York State Office of Homeland Security (OHS) provides guidance and information to assist state and local agencies in achieving compliance with the NIMS.

Law Enforcement Training Offered by the Department of Homeland Security - The National Center for State and Local Law Enforcement Training of the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC), Department of Homeland Security, provides training to state, local, campus, and tribal law enforcement agencies.

Domestic Incident Report (DIR) - Information about the Domestic Incident Report (DIR).

Confidentiality of Information Course & Certification Form: This course is a requirement for access to New York State criminal history information obtained thru eJusticeNY. Each authorized user is required to view this course and sign the Certification Form prior to accessing NYS Criminal history information. For audit purposes, the Terminal Agency Coordinator (TAC) is required to maintain the signed Certification Form of every user within his/her agency that has completed this training.