The Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office in conjunction with AXON International (formerly known as "TASER") will be conducting a Conducted Energy Device (CED) NEW INSTRUCTOR/CURRENT INSTRUCTOR RE-CERTIFICATION  training course:

Course Location:

Law and Public Safety Institute (Bergen County Police Academy), Mahwah, New Jersey

Course Description:

The course will cover the operation of the devices, required proficiency and tests as well as instructor qualifications.

Course Duration:

The class will be one (1) or two (2) days in duration depending on whether you are a new or re-certifying instructor student.

New Instructor students must attend both days.

Re-certifying Instructor students must attend the first day and  have the option to attend the second day if they'd like a refresher on Bergen County CED policy, qualification requirements, reporting requirements etc.

The first day is conducted by AXON (formerly TASER) and the second day will be conducted by members of the BCPO.

Course Size:

The class will be limited to twenty (20) students. (Set by AXON)

Course Requirements:

To attend the course the following prerequisites MUST be met:

  1. A letter of request to attend must be sent to the Bergen County Prosecutor requesting instructor training and listing the names of the officers to be trained.  This letter of request should be sent no later than a week before the course start date.  You may mail the request or fax it to (201) 488-0024.  Please refer to the attached letter template.  BCPO Memo Requesting CED Training Template
  2. All students attending the instructor training must complete the CED online training contained on NJ Learn prior to the class and present the certificate upon successful completion on day 1 of the course or before.
  3. All students must be registered with AXON International, register for the course through their website and complete the requisite online training through AXON International.  Please see the below instructions and link.
  4. All attending students will be required to complete the online CED training prior to the start date of the course.
  5. Please ALSO register through the Bergen County Law & Public Safety Institute website so that we can maintain an accurate accounting of the registered students and available seats.

Course Dates:

New Instructor - September 5 and 6, 2019

Current Instructor Re-Certification - September 5 with an option (up to the student) to attend the 6th, 2019

Course Hours:

8 am to 5 pm (Set by AXON)

For Registration and Payment Instructions Please Use the below link:

AXON (TASER) How To Register and Make Payment

If you have any further questions please feel free to contact:

Detective Sergeant William Valentine

(201) 226-5772

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