Act 180: Mandatory In-Service

Act 180 Schedule Update: The make-up schedule for Act 180 canceled sessions is now available. Please contact Marcia Cole,, or 724-357-3987, with any questions or requests.

Police officers in Pennsylvania are required to complete 12 hours of mandatory in-service training annually in order to maintain their certification. Courses are determined by the Municipal Police Officers' Education and Training Commission, and certified schools offer the courses in various locations.

Since the courses are mandatory, there is a minor charge for municipal police officers.Other law enforcement agencies such as campus police, sheriff's offices, and school police must purchase vouchers through MPOETC in order to send officers to the classes.An individual must show a current police certification card or a voucher to participate in the class.

Please see updated registration fee information for 2022.

To apply for the Act 180 Mandatory In-Service Training program, please download and complete the registration form.

To update department information, download and complete form.

Credit Card Payments

Pay your registration fee online through IUP's Act 180 Marketplace.


Course listing and descriptions for Mandatory In-Service Training

Program Schedule

Schedule of upcoming mandatory In-Service Training course offerings