Uniform & Equipment Requirements

Each Recruit shall have the following equipment in order to participate in the Law Enforcement training program administered at the Ocean County Police Academy.

Uniform:

  • (2) Long Sleeve Khaki Shirts
  • (1) White Crew Neck Short Sleeve Shirt
  • Academy Patch on Left Breast Pocket
  • Department Patch on Right Shoulder
  • SLEO I or II Patch on Left Shoulder (If applicable)
  • (2) Khaki Trousers
  • (2) Black Ties
  • (1) Black Leather Belt
  • (1) Black Leather Low-Cut Military Shoes (No patent leather or Corfam shoes)
  • (2) Pairs Black Crew Socks
  • (1) Black Baseball Cap (Flexfit Style with no logo)
  • (1) Black Tru-Spec H20 Proof Gen 2 Parka #2027*
  • (1) Black Tru-Spec Polar Fleece Jacket #2434*
  • (1) Black Tru-Spec H20 Proof ECWCS Pants #2046*
  • (1) Black BDU Trouser (For Firearms Training)
  • (1) Silver Metal Name Plate (First Initial, Last Name)
    • * If the Tru-Spec items are unavailable, substitute with:
      Propper 3-in-1 Hardshell Parka, Black, #F5436
      Propper Packable Waterproof Pant, Black, #F5239

Physical Training Uniform & Equipment:

  • (2) Navy Blue Sweat Pants
    • Last Name 2″ Gold Letters across the rear seat
  • (2) Navy Blue Sweatshirt (Plain Pullover Crewneck)
    • Last Name 2″ Gold Letters across chest and back
  • (2) Navy Blue T-Shirts
    • Last Name 2″ Gold Letters across chest and back
  • (2) Navy Blue Shorts
    • Last Name 2″ Gold Letters across rear seat of shorts
  • (1) Black Wool Watchman Hat
  • (1) Pair Black Athletic Gloves (Unbranded)
  • (1) Pair Running Shoes
  • (4) Pairs All White, Crew Height Athletic Socks
  • (1) Bath Size White Towel
  • (1) Indelible Black Laundry Marker
  • (1) Template (2” Letters)
  • (4) Chrome Wire Coat Hangers
  • (1) Shoe Shine Kit
  • (1) 16-20oz Clear Water Bottle

NOTE: BRING ALL ABOVE LISTED EQUIPMENT ON THE FIRST DAY OF PHYSICAL TRAINING.

Firearms Equipment & Supplies:

  • (1) Department Issued Service Weapon with 3 Magazines
  • (1500) Rounds of New Factory Loaded Practice Ammunition (Must meet Definition of Equivalent Load)
  • (12) S.T. Pro Action Pistol Dummy Rounds or equivalent (Appropriate Caliber)
  • Must have Metal Case with plastic tip
  • (1) Pair of Firearms hearing protection
  • (1) Pair of wrap around eye protection
  • (1) Hand held Flashlight
    NOTE: Agencies with weapon-mounted lights MUST have a hand held flashlight as well.
  • (1) Duty Belt
  • (1) Duty Holster*
  • (1) Duty Magazine Pouch
  • (1) Blue Gun, which is equivalent to Department Issued Pistol
  • (1) Gun Cleaning Kit
* Auto lock-trigger finger release style holsters are prohibited. (Ex. Blackhawk Serpa)

NOTE: DUTY BELT, HOLSTER, MAGAZINE POUCH AND BLUE GUN MUST BE
AVAILABLE ON 1st DAY OF CLASS. ALL OTHER FIREARMS RELATED EQUIPMENT MUST BE AVAILABLE FOR INSPECTION 4-6 WEEKS PRIOR TO FIREARMS TRAINING.

Miscellaneous Equipment
:
  • (1) Bathing Suit (Water Safety Training)
    • 1 Piece Suit for Women
    • Swim Trunks for Men
  • (1) Towel (Water Safety Training)
  • (1) Fully Equipped Police Vehicle or Pursuit Rated SUV (EVOC Training)
  • (1) Vehicle for Every 4 Recruits

NOTE: ALL VEHICLES DESIGNATED FOR EVOC TRAINING MUST BE MECHANICALLY SOUND AND PASS INSPECTION BY THE EVOC INSTRUCTIONAL CADRE.

EACH RECRUIT WILL BE REQUIRED TO PURCHASE A 2C/TITLE 39 or LAW ENFORCEMENT HANDBOOK. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION WILL BE PROVIDED AT ORIENTATION.

Uniform & Equipment Revised 08/29/2019