Next Full-time Academy (Class #62) will begin on Tuesday, January 16th, 2024.

Application deadline: Tuesday, January 2nd, 2024

Class will be held Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.



Next Part-time Academy (Class #63) will begin February, 2024.

Application deadline: TBA.

Class will be held on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. and Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The Missouri Western State University Law Enforcement Academy is certified by the Missouri Department of Public Safety, Peace Officer’s Standards and Training Commission.

The academy exceeds the State of Missouri’s minimum basic training requirements for peace officer certification and results in eligibility for a POST certificate.

Area police agencies recruit from this program.