PREP is a program for law enforcement professionals that provides practical information on responding to domestic violence calls. PREP classes are FREE. We provide materials and certificate of completion. Scroll down for upcoming classes and additional information.

The Goals of PREP

Help police officers to identify and respond to the needs of victims

Improve law enforcement officers' communication with victims

Reduce the repeat domestic abuse incidents within the same household

Connect victims to critical support services

Class Dates & Times

See below for upcoming classes! To register - please email us at, and include department, name of registrant(s), and email.


Non-Fatal Strangulation


  • February 9, 2023, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Insight to Batterer Behavior

281 Campgaw Rd., Mahwah, NJ

  • April 18, 2023, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Teen Dating Abuse

Monmouth County Police Academy
2000 Kozlowski Rd, Freehold, NJ

  • May 10, 2023, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

DV Effects on Children

John H. Stamler Police Academy
1776 Raritan Rd. Scotch Plains, NJ

  • June 8, 2023, 10:00 am - 1:00 am

Additional Info

PREP classes are held on a rolling basis in Mahwah, Scotch Plains, Edison, Freehold, and Morris Plains. Occasionally classes will be held via Zoom webinar.

PREP is free of charge; we provide materials and certificate of completion.

**Registration is REQUIRED: Please email us at PREP to reserve your spot. Please include the name of your department and the best email and phone number to be reached at. If you are registering more than one officer, please include all names and emails.