Members of the
Academy class are getting ready for
final exams by putting down their text books and picking up Police Department
video issued iPods. To help with
exam preparation the N.Y.P.D. has made available to recruits iPods fully loaded
Academy coursework and classroom
includes video downloads of the courses taught at the Academy during the
Recruit’s six months of training.
Classroom instruction cover a range of complex subject matter inherent to
law enforcement including criminal procedure, the New York State Penal Law,
warrants, ethics and community policing.
The coursework downloaded to iPods does not include security sensitive
coursework available on an iPod affords our Recruits a convenient way to review
subjects when preparing for their exams,” Police Commissioner
Raymond W. Kelly said. “Now a recruit can watch a
class on “search and seizure” while going home on the
The current Police
Academy class includes 947 recruits and
is scheduled for graduation on December 27, 2007.
In addition to the academic curriculum Recruits are required to pass
tests for physical strength and agility, police skills and professional