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The Peace Officer Training Academy provides specialized training for Law Enforcement Officers who require peace officer certification in their unique positions, including such examples as Police Constables, Corrections Officers, Animal Control Officers, Bailiffs, Court Officers, and Reserve Officers. Such officers are required to meet minimum training standards set forth by the New York Municipal Police Training Council.

"Don't practice until you get it right - practice until you can't get it wrong." Author Unknown

Application Announcement for Entry Level Buffalo Special Police Officer

The Buffalo Special Police will be accepting 60-90 new officers into its organization over the next two (2) years. The full announcement can be viewed here. The Buffalo Special Police is an all-volunteer force serving the City of Buffalo, New York since 1927.

The first phase for applications is closed, and the interviews and background investigations are under way. Good luck candidates! The next phase starts immediately and continues through March:

  • Application Deadline: Open

  • Interview Process: Open

    If you have any questions or comments, or to apply, please use any of the contact options shown below. All communications are responded to as quickly as possible.

    Buffalo Special Police (

    Email:info @ buffalo special police . org

    716 545-6269 (Academy training office)

  • Buffalo

    Current Peace Officer Programs:

    • PEA099 - 99 hour Basic Course for Peace Officers
      • Registration is opening soon for the next 99-hour "Basic Course for Peace Officer" Academy being offered in Buffalo, beginning in the fall of 2015. This will be a part-time session, with classes held on weekday evenings and Saturdays.

    Current Security Guard Programs:

    The following courses are offered monthly. For more information, click here.

    New York City

    The Peace Officer Training Academy, in partnership with Diamond "POWER" Consultant Group, is accepting applications for all training courses in the New York City area. Please email or call for details. Contact: Woody Charles @ (646) 416-6988.

    Current Security Guard Programs:

    The following courses are offered monthly. For more information, click here.

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