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Police Academy/Act 120


Police Academy/Act 120

Learn about Police Academy/Act 120 training at HACC’s Senator Jeffrey E. Piccola Law Enforcement Complex (PLEC)

Municipal Police Academy/Act 120 Training
As the need for education and training of municipal police officers increases, the PLEC continues to meet this need as a certified law enforcement training center under the MPOETC Act 120.

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Police Academy Outline:

  • Intro to the Academy and Law Enforcement
  • Physical and Emotional Readiness
  • Law & Procedures
  • Defensive Tactics & Handling Arrested Persons
  • Motor Vehicle Law/Accident & Collision Investigation
  • Patrol Procedures & Operations
  • Principles of Criminal Investigation/Report Writing/Case Preparation
  • Human Relations
  • Crisis Management & Families in Crisis
  • Basic Firearms
  • Operation of Patrol Vehicles
  • First Aid & CPR

Cadets who complete the Police Academy are eligible for 21 academic credit hours if they enroll in the Criminal Justice program at HACC.


We are now accepting applications for the 114th Full-Time academy until May 2, 2018.

114th Full-Time Police Academy Application Information (pdf)

114th Full-Time Police Academy Application Requirements (pdf)

Police Academy General Information  (pdf)

Dauphin Co Fingerprinting Services (pdf)

Financial Aid for the Police Academy FAQ (pdf)

FBI Criminal History Check Information (pdf)

Nelson-Denny Reading Test and MPOETC Fitness Standard Test Information (pdf)

Psychological Exam Form (pdf)

Physical Exam Form (pdf)