Our Training Committee has been working overtime putting together a full schedule of training programs straight through fall of 2019.
First is the “Recognizing and Understanding Addiction” for Law Enforcement officers which is being held on the morning of March 19th at the Avalon Community Hall in Avalon, NJ. This 1/2-day training is being co-hosted with the Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office. Attendance is free.
On April 16th, Sheriff Mike Lewis of the Wicomico County Sheriff’s Department in Maryland will be presenting “Conducting Complete Traffic Stops.” This specialized training will be held at the Monmouth County Sheriff’s Department in Freehold, N.J. This is our 2nd free training seminar for NJNEOA members in 2019.
Then on May 9th is the “Electronic Surveillance & GPS Installation Overview” for Law Enforcement officers who are assigned to Units that utilize such types of equipment. It is being held at the Middlesex County Fire Academy in Sayreville, N.J. This specialized training is being presented by Lt. Gary Webb and A/P Julie Peterman of the Union County Prosecutor's Office and by S/A Michael Goldfinger from the Drug Enforcement Administration. This will be our 3rd free training seminar for NJNEOA Members in 2019.
Next, on May 10th is the “Recognizing and Understanding Addiction” for Law Enforcement officers which is being held on the morning of March 19th at the Morris County Public Safety Training Center in Morristown, NJ. This 1/2-day training is being co-hosted with both the Morris and Sussex County Prosecutor’s Offices. Attendance is free.
That brings us to the 2019 Training Conference in Atlantic City. It is being held at June 10-13th, once again being held at Bally’s. The fee to attend remains Free for Members and $40. For Non-members of the NJNEOA.
On June 13th @1:00pm, the NJNEOA will hold its Annual Awards Luncheon once again at Bally's in Atlantic City. This is an event where the NJNEOA recognizes individuals who exhibit a high degree of professionalism, integrity and dedication above and beyond the call of duty, earning them the respect of this Association and the citizens of New Jersey.
After taking a break for the summer, we reconvene with in September with the Basic “TNT” 5-Day Seminar being held September 9-13 at the Middlesex County Fire Academy in Sayreville, NJ. This specialized training is limited to only 40 attendees and there is fee for all attendees. This is the 5th Class of its type and we are doing a slight revision of the material being covered, with the goal of holding an advanced version of this course in 2020.
On September 23rd, we will presenting another Special Training Seminar, with Thermo Scientific as a co-host. “Fentanyl & Synthetic Drug Workshop" will be presented by retired Detective Bruce Gentner of the Las Vegas Metro Police Department. It is being held at the Middlesex County Fire Academy in Sayreville, N.J. This will be our 4th free training seminar for NJNEOA members in 2019.
That brings us up to October 15th, when the topic being presented is Preparing Undercover Operations" Sr. Investigator Frank Cortez of the Special Narcotics Prosecutors Office of New York will be presenting this class. It is being held at location to be determined in the near future. This is our 5th free training event for NJNEOA members in 2019.
Thank you for your continued support. The free training is made possible because of your membership dues and attendance to our fundraising events.