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121st & 122nd Police Academy Information

The information on this page is dedicated to candidates who have passed the Port Authority Police Department (PAPD) Police Officer written test and physical performance test in 2022 as part of the selection process for the 121st and 122nd Police Academy and those from prior processes granted a deferral to the 121st Police Academy process.

Candidate Selection Process Timeline:

  • Physical Performance Test - Monday, April 25, 2022 - Saturday, May 7, 2022
  • PPT Retest Dates: Thursday, June 9th and Friday, June 10th, 2022
  • 121st. Class Candidates Event 1: Saturday, June 25, 2022, Sunday, June 26, 2022 & Saturday, July 9th 
  • 121st Class Background Investigation, Psychological Evaluation, Medical Evaluation: Monday, June 27, 2022 - January, 2023
  • 121st Class Start Date: Friday, February 10,2023
  • 121st Class Graduation Date: Friday, August 11, 2023


  • 122nd Class Candidates Event 1: Saturday, January 7,, 2023, Sunday, January 8, 2023
  • 122nd Class Background Investigation, Psychological Evaluation, Medical Evaluation: Monday, January 9, 2023 - August, 2023
  • 122nd Class Start Date: Late August/September 2023
  • 122nd Class Graduation Date: February 2024


Please click on this link below for more information about the process, including the background investigation, psychological / medical examinations, and the Police Academy Training Program:

To know what to expect and help you prepare for the Physical Performance Test, please click Here to view the PPT video.

Links to Documentation:

The documents below will need to be completed and submitted at Event 1. Please click on the links below to access the documents.

If you have any questions, please contact your assigned PAPD Navigator or you can contact us at [email protected]

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