Thinking about becoming a police officer?
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.
Two academies are offered: a full-time, day academy and a part-time, evening academy.
Area police agencies recruit from this program.
Part-time, Evening Academy
Begins May 7, 2014. Consists of three separate classes taken consecutively over the course of one year.
Full-time, Day Academy
Begins June 30, 2014. Runs approximately 23 weeks, Monday-Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.