New Jersey State Parole Board

New Jersey State Parole Board

Division Training Unit

The Division of Parole, Training Unit, provides ongoing in-service training to parole officers, including updates in use of force, First Aid/CPR, firearms handling, supervision techniques and information technology applications.

The Training Unit also works in partnership with the Division of Criminal Justice Academy and the Police Training Commission (PTC) to provide intensive training to candidates selected by the State Parole Board to become Parole Officer Recruits. The State Parole Board's Parole Officer Recruit training is among the most challenging and comprehensive parole officer training programs in the nation.

Recruits receive more than six months of academy and agency training followed by a six-month probationary period which includes assignment to a Field Training Officer and on-the-job mentoring before they are eligible for promotion to the position of Senior Parole Officer.

Last Updated: 10/23/2020

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