Education/Training Classes

There are several training opportunities throughout the year for PCPA members and associates to attend.

National Internal Affairs Investigators Assocation Annual Training Conference

The NIAIA annual training conference will be held October 7-10, 2019, in Philadelphia, PA, and the 2019 NIAIA Investigator of the Year will receive official recognition for being a “Guardian of Integrity” and going above and beyond expectations for your agency and your community at  NIAIA awards banquet on Wednesday evening, October 9, 2019.

Click here for more information and to register.


Enrollment in State Police Training Course.

This class is open to municipal chiefs or their designee. Register using the attached form.


Police Physical Fitness Coordinator Class

Full Certification & Re-Certification is available. 40-hour course consisting of lecture and hands on training geared toward Police Department Fitness Coordinators and M.P.O.E.T.C Fitness Instructors. Some topics of discussion are legal issues surrounding police fitness programs and testing, safely developing incumbent programs for police departments using A.C.S.M. guidelines, M.P.O.E.T.C. testing and training, strength and endurance training and testing methods, body composition and basic nutrition training. Successful candidates will be certified by the Pennsylvania Chiefs of Police Association as Police Fitness Coordinators.

Cost: $400 Full Certification / $100 Re-certification

Location: Allentown Police Academy

Full Certification Dates: July 8-12, 2019 / 0800 to 1600

Re-Certification: Wednesday, July 10, 2019 / 0800 to 1600 * Officers should obtain a re-certification every 3 years 

Attire: First day will be casual. Bring fitness clothing for the rest of the week.

Students receive a 30-minute lunch break each day.

Registration is now closed.

If you have any questions, please contact PCPA Administrative Assistant at 717-236-1059 x106 or email the instructor at [email protected]