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Municipal Police Officers’ Training Academy offers new program

Deb Erdley

A new session at the Municipal Police Officers’ Training Academy at Westmoreland County Community will begin June 4, WCCC officials said Wednesday.

The 920-hour course, which provides the basic training required for municipal police officers in Pennsylvania, meets daily Tuesday through Saturday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and one Sunday a month through November 2019 at WCCC’s Public Safety Training Center near Smithton.

That Academy is certified through the state’s Municipal Police Officers’ Education and Training Commission. Tuition for the program is $4,950.

WCCC is accepting applications for the program through May 17.

For more information and application materials, visit or call 724-925-4298

Deb Erdley is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Deb at 724-850-1209, [email protected] or via Twitter .

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