Law Enforcement Training
The Law Enforcement Training Unit is charged with the
responsibility of coordinating the activities and maintaining the records
relating to Basic, Supervisory, Specialized and In-service training programs.
This includes all programs attended, taught, and sponsored by or for members of
the Law Enforcement Division. The training unit coordinated and recorded over
20,000 hours of training in 2016.
This year, the Albany County Sheriff's Office continued to
take a lead role in the area of law enforcement training. Sheriff Craig Apple
serves on the Board of Directors for the Zone Five Regional Law Enforcement
Training Academy. The Zone Five Training Academy currently serves sixty-seven
law enforcement agencies within the ten counties that comprise the Zone Five