Act 120 municipal police academy badge, handcuffs, nightstick, and hatPer Municipal Police Officers' Education and Training Commission regulations, any/all completed application forms, testing, evaluations, etc., are valid for only six months from the date of testing, evaluation, and application.


Applicants are scheduled for testing at IUP which includes a physical conditioning assessment and a Nelson-Denny Reading Test. Upon successful completion of these tests, applicants will be directed to schedule a psychological evaluation and interview with a Pennsylvania-licensed psychologist. Acceptance to the program is based on the outcome of these evaluations.

General Information regarding the Psychological Evaluation includes:

During the application process, the applicant will undergo the following testing:

  • Psychological evaluation
  • MMPI Personality Test
  • Personal interview

The IUP CJTC reserves the right to cancel an academy because of insufficient enrollment. All costs of application are the responsibility of the applicant and, in the event of a cancellation, are non-reimbursable by the IUP CJTC.

For more information, please e-mail Dolores Karcher at
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If you have any questions, feel free to email or call 724-357-6943.