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Police Academy Open House

Police Academy Open House


February 12, 2024    
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm


Penn Highlands Richland
101 Community College Way, Johnstown, PA, 15904

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Learn more about the Police Academy including prescreening testing requirements and timing, the application process, tuition and fees, and equipment needs.

The local Municipal Police Academy (MPS 0011) is a part of Pennsylvania Highlands Community College. The College’s Police Academy is a certified unit of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Municipal Police Officers’ Education and Training Commission (Act 120).

Successful completion of the program will earn cadets a certificate and permit the graduate to test for a Commonwealth Municipal Police Training (MPT) number required of all municipal police officers in Pennsylvania. An MPT number is essential for employment in almost all basic and many related law enforcement occupations. Cadets will be eligible for waiver certification for Act 235, armed security guard.

All Police Academy open houses will take place at the Richland Campus, in room A142.