Andrew K. RuOTOLO, JR. Justice CENTER
32 Rahway Avenue, elizabeth, NJ 07202


Lyndsay V. Ruotolo
Acting Prosecutor

All in-service classes are cancelled until November 1, 2020.

The John H. Stamler Police Academy is pleased to offer Online Course Registration


Dress Code

Dress Code for Males
  • Conservative casual business attire
  • Regular department uniform
  • Sport jacket, trousers
  • All shirts must have collars
  • Civilian ties and/or suits are optional

Dress Code for Females

  • Conservative casual business attire
  • Regular department uniform
  • Casual suit
  • Skirt, blouse and/or sweater
  • Pants, slacks, blouse and/or sweater

Exceptions and adjustments to the standard dress code:

  • Dress may be modified at the request of the instructors
  • Trainees in the Basic Course training
  • Persons attending physical courses such as firearms, side-handle baton, defensive tactics, etc.
  • Other classes/courses as determined by the Director of the Police Academy

Prohibited full-time attire

  • Jeans
  • Shorts
  • Sweats/workout clothing
  • Sneakers, sandals, moccasins, flip-flops
  • Shirts without collars
  • Any clothing displaying advertising, cartoons, slogans or humor
  • Any sexually provocative or otherwise inappropriate attire

Any person(s) not complying with the dress code(s) will be refused admittance to a class/course.

Course Confirmation and Cancellation

  • We do not confirm class registrations.  You will only hear from us if a class is full or cancelled.
  • However, if you register for a class and you are unable to attend, you must notify us as soon as possible.

Refund Policy

  • A refund will NOT be issued for failure to attend a course.
  • A credit will be applied only if class cancellation is received two weeks prior to the course starting date
  • or, if the class date is changed and the registrant is unable to attend.