Driving Directions


GSP Traveling South

Take Parkway exit #135.
Bear right down the ramp onto Central Avenue. 
Turn left at the first light (a different Raritan Road).
Continue on Raritan to the fourth traffic light.
Turn right onto Lake Avenue. (Rotondo’s Deli will be on your left).
Continue on over the bridge.
At the fourth traffic light (the Center for Hope Hospice will be on your left), turn left onto Raritan Road.
Approximately one quarter-mile on Raritan, on your left, is the Union County Vocational/Technical School campus, on which the Academy is located.
Turn left into the driveway (located to the left of the school buildings) to enter the school complex.
Go straight through the parking lot all the way to the back.  Turn right. Drive behind all of the buildings into the parking lot on the opposite side.
As you emerge into the main parking lot, the Police Academy is the stand-alone building on your left.


GSP Traveling North

Take Parkway exit #135.
Bear left down the ramp and around the circle, under the Parkway Bridge.
At this point, you will be on Central Avenue.
Make a left turn at the first light onto Raritan Road.
Follow the above directions to the Academy.


Route 22 East or West

Take the Terrill Road exit off of Route 22 (Sears is your landmark).
Continue on Terrill for several miles.
Terrill Road becomes Raritan Road.
You will notice blue and white John H. Stamler Police Academy signs at the left side of the road.
The Academy entrance driveway is approximately a half-mile down on the right (immediately past the front of the main Union County Vo/Tech School buildings.)


Route 78 East

Take Scotch Plains exit #41.
Make a left at intersection (Drift Road).
At the traffic light, turn right.
Go to second traffic light and bear right.
Go over the Route 22 overpass and bear right onto Park Avenue.
Go ten traffic signals (about three miles) and turn right on Raritan Road.
Follow above directions (at end of GSP South to the Academy).