Office of the Albany County Sheriff
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Corrections Training

The Corrections Training Unit oversees all training within the Facility.

Instructors at the Correctional Facility are both New York State Commission of Correction and the New York State Office of Public Safety certified and are certified to instruct both Corrections and Law Enforcement Personnel.

The unit is in charge of coordinating on-going training for the correctional staff, which includes 420 sworn officers and civilians

The facility-training unit has hosted 25 regional Basic Training Academies and has graduated more than 500 sworn officers.

Correction Officers and Supervisors receive annual training in Firearms, Penal Law (physical and deadly physical force), Pepper Spray, First aid / CPR / AED, Hazardous Communications, and Fire Safety.