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The Office of Professional Learning Review

Here's your roadmap to finishing your University degree faster with PLR credits from the New Jersey Municipal Police Basic Course for Police Officers.

How many college credits is it worth?

The most current University review identified up to 24 credit(s) in course equivalencies at Thomas Edison State University for successfully completing the New Jersey Municipal Police Basic Course for Police Officers. A student's credit eligibility is determined according to the submission of appropriate documentation as well as the documented date of successful training completion. If you completed your training outside the effective dates listed in the following table, check the notes below the table for any reference to an earlier University review.

The training components have been divided into the following courses:
(TIP: Hover over each column heading for a description)

Basic Course for (NJ Municipal) Police Officers
TESU Course
Effective Dates
For Staff Use
Introduction to Criminal Justice3AOJ-1021/1/2000-6/30/2015 AOJMPONJ00
Police Patrol Operations3AOJ-1121/1/2000-6/30/2015 AOJMPONJ00
Physical Fitness2AOJ-1591/1/2000-6/30/2015 AOJMPONJ00
Police Firearms & Defense3AOJ-1801/1/2000-6/30/2015 AOJMPONJ00
Criminal Procedures3AOJ-2121/1/2000-6/30/2015 AOJMPONJ00
Criminal Law3AOJ-2511/1/2000-6/30/2015 AOJMPONJ00
Emergency Medical First Responder2AOJ-2851/1/2000-6/30/2015 AOJMPONJ00
Domestic Violence and the Police2AOJ-2871/1/2000-6/30/2015 AOJMPONJ00
Police Role in Community3AOJ-3021/1/2000-6/30/2015 AOJMPONJ00

What can I study? top of page


How do I get started? top of page

  • Submit documentation of successful completion

    Students who have completed the course before June 30, 2015 should download and submit this cover sheet along with a notarized copy of their certificate of completion from their Police Academy to the Office of the Registrar, Thomas Edison State University, 111 West State Street, Trenton, NJ 08608.


Can I transfer PLR credit to another institution? top of page

If you are seeking to transfer the PLR credits to another college, the decision whether or not to accept these credits in transfer rests with that college. It is the student's responsibility to ensure that the receiving institution's academic policy will allow transfer of each credit. Thomas Edison State University offers a non-degree service called Individual Learning Account that may be helpful.

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