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Command & Leadership Academy

In recognizing the challenges in law enforcement during the upcoming decades, the NJSACOP has made a commitment to be in the forefront of innovation and change. The primary component of that commitment is the development of future police leaders.

In 1993, NJSACOP officials traveled to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point to work with the Academy's Department of Behavioral Sciences and Leadership to adapt the fabled West Point model of command and leadership to the needs of law enforcement.

The result of this collaboration is the NJSACOP Command & Leadership Academy, a unique blend of theory and application. Candidates with the greatest leadership potential are selected for this highly competitive program from all areas of the State. The NJSACOP has entered into an agreement with the New Castle County (Delaware) Police Department to location an additional official section of the program in northern Delaware.

For a program of this caliber, law enforcement professionals who are selected make more than a casual commitment; it is an intensive, demanding course that will pay dividends for the participant and his or her agency for a lifetime.

There are two sessions each year in both the Northern and Southern parts of the State as well as New Castle County, Delaware.

For more information or an application, contact the NJSACOP State Office at (856) 334-8943 or by e-mail at, or print out the PROGRAM BROCHURE & APPLICATION.

New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police
751 Route 73 North, Suite 12, Marlton, NJ 08053
(856) 334-8943 FAX: (856) 334-8947  

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