Job Description for a Police Academy?

Answer Police officers have to have an eclectic body of knowledge and exceptional physical capabilities. In order to get these aspiring police officers prepared for the force, they must attend police acad... Read More »

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How long is the police academy?

The length of police academy training varies from state to state. According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics, the average length of a police academy training course is 761 hours of classroom tra... Read More »

What is it like in the police academy?

Police academies provide a comprehensive training approach, offering classroom and hands-on training. You must meet minimum age requirements, pass a basic literacy test, have a clean criminal backg... Read More »

Do you get nights off during the police academy?

While this will vary from police academy to police academy, those I have spoken to tell me that you generally get weekends off.

Do you get paid to go to the police academy in Alabama?

Some law enforcement agencies in Alabama--such as the Birmingham Police Department and the Mobile Police Department--operate their own police academies, and they pay their recruits while aspiring p... Read More »