Marty Bova - Academy Director
Chautauqua County Sheriff's Academy/JCC
Please review our Frequently Asked
Questions page. You will find answers to common questions prospective
applicants inquire about!
Training Division consists of a Training Director and a part-time
secretary. The facility is located in the Community Services Center
Building on the campus of Jamestown Community College.
Division, through the Sheriff’s Academy, continues to administrate the
Dan Feather Memorial Scholarship. This Scholarship was established via the
Community Foundation and is administrated by the Sheriff’s Academy to be
presented each year to the recruit that meets the scholarship
Director is responsible for all Sheriff’s Office training for law
enforcement personnel. The Training Division has also encompassed the
responsibility for training of outside departments and administrating the
Basic Police Course within the Zone 13 Training Region of New York State.
The Sheriff’s Training Division has taken a lead role in regional
training, which has drawn law enforcement officers from throughout Western
New York, Northern Pennsylvania and Ohio. In addition, The Chautauqua
County Sheriff's Office is a NYS Accredited agency due in large part from
the tireless efforts by the Training Division.
continues to post law enforcement employment opportunities in its attempt
to assist the candidates. The employment rate of our graduates stands at
Course for Police Officers
The Basic Course for Police Officers continues to draw a considerable
amount of inquiry. The
Training Division processed approximately 100 applicants and accepted 34
candidates into the program in August of 2003.
The Basic Course for Police
Officers continues to improve and update its
curriculum to meet the needs of our changing community. The State has
increased and reorganized the Basic Course outline that mirrors our
If you are interested in
learning more about attending the academy, click here for our
Frequently Asked Questions page.
addition to normal classroom teaching, Academy students are required to
learn First aid, Spanish, pass Fire Arms training, maintain a level of
physical fitness according to their age and gender as outlined by New York
State and take part in "hands on" exercises.
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