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Basic Peace Officer Course Schedule

Basic Peace Officer Course Schedule

Full -Time Day Academy
Our full-time academy is from 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, some Saturdays required.
This is a 4.5 month course and is offered 3 times a year.

  • 2nd Monday of February
  • 2nd Monday of June
  • 2nd Monday of October

Part-Time Academy
Our Part-time academy is from 6:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, some Saturdays required.
This is a 10 month course and is only offered 1 time each year.

  • 2nd Monday of September

The following time frames are standard for all of our academies. You are encouraged to begin your process as early as possible to alleviate missing a deadline. Interviews are by appointment only and are normally booked 2-3 weeks in advance. Failure to interview or register by the posted deadline will result in your application being pushed to the next applicable academy.

  • interviews and the paperwork process begin 90 days prior to the start date of the academy
  • interviews end 24 days prior to the start date of the academy
  • registration ends 10 days prior to the start date of the academy