Police Academy

Cadets learn skills during the Alfred State Police Academy

Peace Officer training added to Alfred State Police Academy

Wed, Jan 25th, 2023

“Adding the Peace Officer training course was a natural fit after the passing of legislation that required probation officers to be certified. There is a demand for this type of training, and we are happy to provide it.”

The 2022 Alfred State Police Academy featured fourteen graduating cadets. The 2023 Academy begins on May 15.

Alfred State Police Academy announces 2023 dates

Wed, Jan 11th, 2023

The Alfred State Police Academy will welcome their fifth class in May. The academy is designed to serve cadets pre-employment (Phase I) and employed (Phase II) while earning the Division of Criminal Justice Service Basic Course for Police Officers Certificate.

The Alfred State Police Academy pictured along with the Academy administration at the graduation ceremonies for the 2022 class.

Police Academy honors Class of 2022

Tue, Nov 1st, 2022

The Alfred State Police Academy honored the Class of 2022 in a ceremony held at The Main Place in Hornell. The event celebrated fifteen cadets.

Alfred State Police Academy 2020 Graduates

Police Academy graduates 13, achieves 100 percent employment rate

Wed, Dec 2nd, 2020

The Alfred State Police Academy is proud to announce that 13 recruits have graduated from the 2020 session. This year’s academy yielded a 100 percent employment rate, meaning that all of the graduates were hired by police departments.

Police Academy Recruits_

Alfred State Police Academy going strong

Mon, Jul 22nd, 2019

As the first phase of the inaugural Alfred State Police Academy winds down, organizers are reflecting on the success of the program, while also looking forward to its future.

Officer Richardson

Scott Richardson named session director of Alfred State Police Academy

Thu, Sep 13th, 2018

Richardson brings with him more than 30 years of experience in law enforcement, having served as a police officer for the city of Hornell, the village of North Hornell, the village of Andover, and the village of Alfred. He also served as chief of the village of Alfred police and is a retired criminal justice instructor who taught at the Greater Southern Tier BOCES Coopers Plains campus for 12 years.