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School Safety Training Unit

The School Safety Training Unit provides an educational foundation for all school safety personnel, training them to be effective safety professionals. School safety personnel enhance the quality of New York City public education by maintaining a safe and secure environment in the city's public schools.

The School Safety Training Unit provides training and support for over 5,000 members of the School Safety Division including:

  • Entry Level Recruit Training
  • Promotional Training
  • Reinstatement Training
  • In-Service Training
  • Command Level Training

The entry-level training entails 17 weeks of instruction at the Police Academy. Upon graduation, school safety agents are assigned to one of many New York City's public schools.

Learn more about becoming an NYPD School Safety Agent.