SCPD Community Response Bureau-Upcoming Opportunities

Be a hero to your community, become a Suffolk County Police Officer. The Suffolk County Police Department is offering an entrance examination on June 13, 2015 (last filling date April 1, 2015). Candidates must be between the ages of 19 and 34 on day of exam.  Up to six years of age is deducted from the maximum age for qualified military service. For information and online registration visit JOINSCPD.COM.  Special opportunity for Spanish Speaking applicants.  The SCPD is committed to diversity and anti-bias policing.

This summer the Suffolk County Police Department will be offering high school students an opportunity to experience the duties of being a Police Officer.  The Suffolk County Police Youth Academy is a five day program which includes classroom instruction, physical training, defensive tactics training and presentations from aviation, K-9, emergency service, and other exciting units. For pre-registration contact Jeanne @ 631 852-6109 or email:

The Suffolk County Police Explorer Program is a learning for life, career and leadership development program open to boys and girls between the ages of 14-20.  The Police Explorer program provides positive experiences to help young people make proper decisions and become responsible adults. A special emphasis is directed towards promoting the benefits of law enforcement careers.  This program is available in all seven precincts. For additional information contact: Lauren Vlachos @ 631-924-7000 x137 or email:

This summer the Suffolk County Police Department is offering a Teenage Driver Safety Course entitled “Crash Course in Crash Avoidance”.  This two hour course is taught by expert police EVOC (emergency vehicle operation course) instructors. Classroom instruction is followed by a live demonstration on the EVOC track.  Topics include vehicle dynamics, braking, cornering, acceleration and crash avoidance techniques. Teens between 16-19 years of age may apply.   For pre-registration contact Jeanne @ 631 852-6109 or email


A 3-hour suicide prevention class will be offered to all members of the public age 18 and over on the following dates:

Tuesday April 21, 2015 1800-2100

Thursday April 23, 2015 1800-2100

Location: Suffolk County Police Academy, Wicks Road, Brentwood Room 307

If these classes fill up additional classes will be scheduled for the future.

Certificates of completion will be provided to all participants. Attendance is only required at one class to earn the certificate.

There is no fee to attend, but an RSVP is necessary. Please provide good contact information in the event of class schedule adjustments.

For more information and to RSVP please contact: Lisa A Prudenti 631-921-9241 (cell) 631-852-8057 (office) or via email

To Enroll contact 631-854-8382

Classes at Suffolk County Police Academy – Brentwood – room 209

18:00- 22:00 hours on the following dates (must attend both sessions)

4/14/15 & 4/16/15