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Quest for the Best Provides Tuition Support for Students in IUP Criminal Justice Training Center

Quest for the Best , a tax-exempt organization, has provided $66,700 for scholarships for students at Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Criminal Justice Training Academy who are studying to become municipal police officers.

Criminal Justice Adjunct Faculty Receives Prestigious Award

James Hoyland, a corporal for the New Castle Police Department, has been chosen as the state’s Sergeant Mike Hayes School Resource Officer of the Year for 2022.

Applying the Humanities to Police Training

An IUP English professor helps police cadets explore the human side of policing using methods from the humanities. By introducing novels about Black detectives to police cadets in training, Veronica Watson opens up conversations about race, fairness, and policing practices.

Criminal Justice Training Center Offers Principled Criminal Justice and Police Legitimacy Class February 19

The IUP Criminal Justice Training Center will present their newest class,  “Principled Criminal Justice and Police Legitimacy,” on Friday, February 19, 2021, in Sharpsburg, PA.

Criminal Justice Training Center Urgent Update, March 24

Requests for police academy application packets are moving to online.  Paper requests are no longer being accepted at this time.