Police & Public Safety Psychology
Specialty Education & Training:
No fewer than 100 hours of formal education and supervision in Police & Public Safety Psychology is required to be eligible for specialty board certification. This criterion can be satisfied by a combination of the following methods if specifically pertinent to the specialty. Please refer to the Document Library for more detailed information in the Candidate Manual.
- Continuing or Graduate Education
- Direct Supervision/Formal
- Board Certification
Eligibility for specialty board certification in police and public safety psychology requires at least 1,000 hours of direct services or activities in the specialty, accrued either post-licensure or during postdoctoral employment as a psychologist in a police or public safety agency or other professional setting. Should additional evidence be required, this shall consist of letters from colleagues and/or agency administrators familiar with the Applicant’s work, and documents showing contracted services.