SSPO Attendance Requirements

Discussion in 'SSPO' started by blueline22, Mar 14, 2016.

  1. blueline22

    blueline22 MassCops Member

    Does anyone who has recently graduated from the SSPO Academy know what they allow for missed classes?
     
    Last edited: Mar 14, 2016
  2. Pvt. Cowboy

    Pvt. Cowboy Lemme take a selfie Staff Member

    Oh wow...
     
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  3. JD02124

    JD02124 Supporting Member

    Whats more important the academy or your vacation?
     
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  4. Fuzzywuzzy

    Fuzzywuzzy MassCops Member

    Well, you can enjoy your vacation or get your training/certification to get a good job to pay for other vacations to enjoy.
     
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  5. pahapoika

    pahapoika Subscribing Member

    Or forget about the whole cop thing , get a job working days , weekends and holidays off and be happy :rolleyes:
     
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  6. JD02124

    JD02124 Supporting Member

    I've got both! the title and the hours! WEEEEEE!
     
  7. Pvt. Cowboy

    Pvt. Cowboy Lemme take a selfie Staff Member

    The accuracy of this post is very high.

    Fuck SSPO. Vacation time bitches!!
     
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  8. mpd61

    mpd61 Federal Auxiliary Police

    Are you serious?
    1. Cancel your vacation, pay the cancellation penalties and prepare for an awesome opportunity.
    OR
    2. Take the vacation, and wonder off and on for the next few years if giving up a scheduled police academy was worth it.

    That's the bottom line..........Those are the choices, there is nothing in between. Unless you are already working in an SSPO agency and they are willing support you going later. The folks at New Braintree are NOT going to let you miss squat.
    They are not there for your convenience, and talking about it here only makes you a target of opportunity. WTH!?!?
    o_O
     
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  9. felony

    felony MassCops Member

    Are you enrolled in the SSPA or are you just tossing out the idea of attending? Did you disclose to your appointing authority that you had a vacation planned? Some departments understand you have a social life, but if they already sent in all the paperwork to enroll you and you drop this on them last minute, you're asking to get dropped. Like others have said, this may be your only shot. Your employer will either, be understanding and schedule you to attend the next class, or drop you like a bad habbit because you wasted their time and will move onto another candidate. The SSPA does not give a shit if you have a vacation booked. Cancel your trip to Mexico or the DR and join the real world, or vacation your self off out of a possible career.
     
  10. blueline22

    blueline22 MassCops Member

    Possibility of getting a last minute spot into the SSPO academy but not sure. Didn't mean to cause an uproar just wanted to know if anyone knew the attendance policy.
     
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  11. Crazy Otto

    Crazy Otto Working for the clampdown

    Since no one here cares enough to answer your question, I will:

    Five. You get five missed classes.

    And you get 4 "lates" for the days you just can't get out of bed.

    Only 1 "mental health" day though. What's up with that?

    Please let us know how you make out.
     
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  12. JD02124

    JD02124 Supporting Member

    "Mental health" day?! Smdh
     
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  13. Goose

    Goose The list is long but distinguished. Staff Member

    LOL. I got H1N1 in the academy and only took 3 1/2 days off. Nut up man!
     
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  14. blueline22

    blueline22 MassCops Member

    Thank you I really appreciate it.
     
  15. pahapoika

    pahapoika Subscribing Member

    Congratulations !
    You've just been accepted into the SSPO Academy.
    What are you going to do next ?

    I'm going to Disney World ! :rolleyes:
     
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  16. woodyd

    woodyd MassCops Member

    Went to class dry heaving all morning. Spent the morning break in the head, then got chewed out for getting back to class late. But never missed a day.
     
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  17. felony

    felony MassCops Member

    LOL that's nice, I could only miss 2 days in my academy and those were only for illness or injury. If you twisted your ankle and couldn't do PT for more than 2 days you were tossed out.
     
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  18. Kilvinsky

    Kilvinsky I think, therefore I'll never be promoted.

    First off, I wouldn't accept that as truth. You may not have noticed but everyone is screwing with you. Here's a question out of left field, why do you want to know? Is it vacation as presumed or is it you have some kind of medical thing scheduled or you're wedding or what-have-you? Help US, help YOU.
     
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  19. woodyd

    woodyd MassCops Member

    Kilv, you are, as usual, exceedingly kind and generous to point out our MC brand of humor to the new guy. I just hope he's less trusting on the streets.
     
  20. Kilvinsky

    Kilvinsky I think, therefore I'll never be promoted.

    Oh, he's a NEW GUY? FUCK HIM and FUCK SSPO! :cool:
     
  21. Crazy Otto

    Crazy Otto Working for the clampdown

    Are you saying I was less than truthful? I'm hurt.
     
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  22. Rogergoodwin

    Rogergoodwin MassCops Member

    I was thinking that it was odd to take a vacation during an academy... and then I realized that's not what he said.
     
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  23. Kenny

    Kenny MassCops Member

    That is that they originally said...until the post was edited on Monday to remove the part about the missed classes being for a vacation. :cool:
     
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