Camden County College Police Academy

The Camden County College Police Academy was established in 1988 and is certified by the New Jersey Police Training Commission to offer basic police officer training, basic county corrections officer training, juvenile detention officer training, SLEO I training. The academy is a partnership with Camden County College, the Camden County Prosecutor's Office and the Camden County Chiefs of Police. In addition to the basic courses, the academy offers in-service training courses and specialty training courses taught by dedicated law enforcement educators. The academy is located at the Lakeland Campus of the Camden County College on Woodbury-Turnersville Road in Blackwood, New Jersey.

Our Mission

Is to provide the highest level of training for our Law Enforcement Community and to enhance the quality of police professionalism through education.

Academy Staff

Stephen Addezio, Director of Academy
(856) 374-4950

Patricia Steiner, Administrative Assistant
(856) 374-4950

Sue Hanstein, Administrative Assistant

Lt. Kevin Lutz,Chief Instructor - Basic Class for Police Officer
(856) 374-4954

Thomas Hamilton
, Basic Class for Police Officer – Class Coordinator

Officer Antonia Gennetta, Basic Class for Police Officer – Class Instructor

Lt. Dimitri Collins, Basic Class for Corrections Officer - Class Coordinator
(856) 374-4059

Robert Doyle, In-Service Training / Alternate Route Program Coordinator
(856) 374-5012

C/O James White, Range Master
(609) 206-0881

Basic Class for Police Officers (BCPO)

Basic Class #69 started on August 1, 2016 and will graduate on December 22, 2016
Basic Class #70 will start on January 23, 2017 and will graduate on June 15, 2017

SLEO II Class #3 will start on January 3, 2016 and will graduate on March 23, 2017


We are hosting two separate courses we would like to pass onto you members:

1. SLEO II to BCPO Special Modified Waiver Course (pending PTC approval) October 20- November 4. This will be held on weekdays, 0800-1600 hrs. to fulfill all requirements to convert SLEO II to full time police officer.


2. SLEO II Class#3    January 3 to March 23   Mon-Fri  0700-1700 hrs.    Occasional Saturdays.

Those interested in applications and booking, please contact Ms. Pat Steiner, Administrative Asst. at the attached e-mail or by phone at 856-374-4950.

Alternate Route Program

The 2017 Alternate Route Program Selection Process has started. The Camden County College Police Academy is not currently accepting applications for the Alternate Route Program. Continue to monitor the Police Academy Website for the Start of the next Alternate Route Selection Process which should begin in January 2017 for the spring 2017 BCPO Class.

All forms and documents are located here.



Training Catalog Updates

The below listed classes are now filled for 2016

Methods of Instruction
Police Service Rifle Instructor
Interview & Interrogation

Firearms Instructor
Basic Swat
Street Survival

Advanced Rifle Operator Crime Scene Investigation
Rapid Deployment Response to Active Shooter