Under the direct supervision of the Administrative Division captain, the four officers of the Unit are tasked with the responsibilities of recruitment and selection, organizing and implementing training classes, firearms’ maintenance, and overseeing physical fitness instruction and guidance.
Recruitment and Selection
The range master coordinates and conducts firearms training for all of the department's police officers and is responsible for issuing, servicing, and maintaining all department weapons. The range master also serves as the department's quartermaster, and in that capacity is responsible for uniform and equipment research, purchasing, and distribution.
The training officers are responsible for planing, organizing, and implementing various in-service training opportunities for police officers. Duties also include being in charge of the department's in-house new-recruit training academy and the field officer training program. Additionally, these officers are the department's physical fitness coordinators, overseeing state-mandated officer physical fitness requirements and offering fitness instruction and guidance to all employees of the department.
The Training Unit is under the supervision of Administrative Division Captain Joseph Mucci and is staffed by the following officers:
- Sergeant Derek Cataldo:Unit Director
- Officer Jason Keim: Recruitment and Selection
- Officer William Dann: Training Officer and Police Academy Coordinator
- Officer Todd Leshney: Range Master
- Officer Warren Tanner: Training Specialist