Education/Training Classes

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

The Pennsylvania Chiefs of Police Association presents

Spring 2020 Physical Fitness Coordinator Class (PFCITP)

Certification Class March 16 – March 20, 2020 (5 days/40 hours), COST $400

Recertification Class Friday, March 13, 2020 (1 day/8 hours) COST $100

Note: (3) three-year recertification

COST includes Health and Fitness textbook, Class Manual, and body fat calipers.

LOCATION:       Pittsburgh Bureau of Police – Training Academy

                           900 North Lincoln Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15233

PREREQUISITES: Must be current law enforcement personnel or academy instructor & current basic first aid with CPR & AED cert.  

INSTRUCTOR: Michael P. Grogan, police officer and Supervisory Physical Fitness Coordinator

DEADLINE for registration March 6, 2020- 4:00 PM

Both classes run from 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. each day with a 45 minute lunch break each day.  The first day will be casual business attire and gym clothes attire the rest of the week. 

This class is certified by the Pennsylvania Chiefs of Police Association and recognized by the Pennsylvania Municipal Police officers’ Training & Education Commission. The PFCTP is designed to present the student with information pertaining to the legal issues concerning physical fitness testing and training for law enforcement personnel. This includes the development and implementation of an annual incumbent physical fitness testing program. The student will also receive instruction in regard to anatomy, bio-mechanics, exercise physiology, aerobic & strength training prescriptions, body composition, injury management, health & wellness, nutrition, and physical fitness test battery protocols & standards. All training is consistent with the American College of Sports Medicine’s Standard of Ordinary Care. This course meets the qualification criteria established by Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes Title 37, Section 203.72(a)(2)(ii)(C) for Special Instructors working as a Physical Fitness / Conditioning Instructor in a Municipal Police Officers Education & Training Commission certified police academy.

Click here to register: Spring 2020 Physical Fitness Coordinator Class (PFCITP)

QUESTIONS?: email Mike Grogan at [email protected]


PENNSYLVANIA HOMICIDE INVESTIGATORS ASSOCIATION 2020 SPRING TRAINING CONFERENCE

Date: March 30 through April 03, 2020. (Monday – Friday)
Registration: Monday (03/30/20) from 7:30AM to 8:00AM
Instruction Period: 8:00AM to 5:00 PM

Location: Ramada Inn and Conference Center (www.ramadasc.com)
1450 South Atherton Street
State College, PA 16801 (814) 238-3001

See attached flyer for more information: PHIA 2020 Seminar Flyer.doc


FBI – LEEDA’s 29th Annual Executive Education Conference.  April 27-29, 2020

FBI-LEEDA’s 29th Annual Executive Education Conference!


The Montour County (PA) Department of Emergency Management in Danville is hosting four (4) terrorism based classes.

All will be held in January of 2020.   Please see the attached links for further information:
MGT-348 Prep and Response for WMD Marketing Flyer.pdf
HME Template.docx
ILERSBA Template.docx
IRTB Flyer.docx

HOSTED AT LUZERNE COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE PUBLIC SAFETY TRAINING INSTITUTE

1333 South Prospect Street Nanticoke, Pa 18634-3899
Sign up for the following courses on the P.S.T.I. college web site

Click here to download the list of courses:
Internet Host Descriptions 2020.docx
LEO Offered courses FOP.docx