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Law Enforcement Training Academy

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Industry certification, Government license, Community college certification

Method of Delivery

In Person

When offered

Evening Hours, Weekends

Instructional Program (CIP)

Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration. 430103

Description

Law Enforcement Training Academy – Certificate
A. Program Objective: Graduates will demonstrate basic knowledge in law enforcement that will prepare them for an entry-level position within the field.


Description: This program is offered only to individuals who have met the minimum qualifications for a peace officer applicant as specified by the Arizona Peace Officer Standards and Training Board (AZPOST). To attend the academy, an individual must either be appointed by a law enforcement agency or through an application process as set forth by the Public Safety Institute. For information regarding the Law Enforcement Training Academy, contact the Public Safety Institute. The Academy is comprised of two semester segments that operate parallel to the academic school year. Background check required.


Competencies to be achieved:
LET 160 LETA ACADEMY 1 (12 cr.): An orientation and introduction to law enforcement as well as an overview of law and legal matters, patrol procedures, and traffic control.


LET 260 LETA ACADEMY 2 (12 cr.): An orientation and introduction to law enforcement as well as an overview of law and legal matters, patrol procedures, and traffic control


B. Total Cost of Program (include all costs to student including testing, licensure):
In-state: $4877.00
Out-of-state: $5981.00


Tuition:
• In-state tuition: $2208.00
• Out-of-state Tuition: $3312.00


Additional Fees:
• Registration Fees: $1000 ($500 per semester)
• Uniforms: $500.00 (estimate)
• Books: $110.00 (estimate)
• Lab/Practical/ Supplies: $500.00
CPR Mask: $15.00
Training Supplies: $200.00
• Estimated History and Physical Examination Cost: $75.00
• Estimated Drug Screening Cost: $40.00
• Finger Print Clearance Cost: $67.00
• Polygraph Examination: $152.00
• Bus Fee: $10 ($5 per semester)


C. Provide a list of all books required for the program (even if cost of books is included in tuition):
• Arizona Criminal and Traffic Law Manual (most recent version, ISBN changes yearly)
• American Heart CPR BLS Manual (most recent version, current ISBN: 9781616694104)


D. Provide a list of all supplies required for the program (even if costs are included in tuition):
• Current History and Physical Exam
• Current Drug Screen
• Fingerprint Clearance Card
• Personal History Statement


E. WIOA Contact for Enrollment Status /Credential Verification:
Name: Alfonso Zavala
Email: Alfonso.Zavala@azwestern.edu
Phone number: 928-210-3480


F. Direct Website link to the program:
https://www.azwestern.edu/career-and-technical-education/public-safety/law-enforcement-training-academy
https://www.azwestern.edu/sites/default/files/degrees-and-certificates/occupational-certificate/Law_Enforcement_Training_Academy.pdf


G. Additional information:


• Background check requirements for licensing and background restrictions for working in the occupation:


Arizona POST R13-4-105. Minimum Qualifications for Appointment


• Other requirements needed:
1. 99-Yard Obstacle Course: Run a 99-yard obstacle course consisting of several sharp turns, a number of curb height obstacles, and a 34-inch high obstacle that must be vaulted.
2. Body Drag: Lift and drag 165-pound, lifelike dummy 32 feet.
3. Chain-Link Fence: Run five yards to a six-foot, chain –link fence, climb over fence, continue running another 25 yards.
4. Solid Fence Climb: Run five yards to a six-foot solid fence, climb over fence, continue running another 25 yards.
5. 500-Yard Run: Run 500 yards


H. Refund Policy (provide a summary if Refund policy is not listed on school website): https://www.azwestern.edu/paying-for-college


I. Credentials: (The following questions must be answered along with a supporting explanation for each)
• Industry Recognized: (Developed and offered by, or endorsed by a nationally-recognized industry association or organization representing a sizeable portion of the industry sector)
Yes or No: Arizona Peace Officer Standards and Training Board


• Stackable: (Part of a sequence of credentials)
Yes or No: Yes
Career Pathway: Associates in Applied Science Law Enforcement Training


• Portable: (Recognized in other geographical areas; by other educational institutions; or by other industries/companies)
Yes or No (Explain): Yes, graduates will be certified as an Arizona Peace Officer and may be hired by any of the 141 law enforcement agencies in Arizona.


• Accredited Curriculum: (This is referring to the course being accredited, not the test or school)
Yes or No: Yes, accredited by the Arizona Peace Officer Standards and Training Board (AZPOST)
Link to Accrediting Website: https://post.az.gov/


J. Credential Attainment Rate: Percentage of students in the last 24 months who obtained a postsecondary credential, or secondary school diploma or its recognized equivalent, during participation or within one year after exit from the training program.
72% success rate

Details

Program Length (Weeks)

32

Hours

24

Entrance Requirements

Course(s)

School

Arizona Western College

WIOA Approved Program

Yes

Curriculum Competency Based

Yes

Training Location(s)

2020 S Avenue 8E

Local WIB

9 - Yuma County Workforce Investment Board

Name of Credential

Arizona Peace Officer Certification

Type of financial aid offered or have access to

N/A

Refund Policy

https://www.azwestern.edu/paying-for-college

Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?

Yes - Arizona Peace Officer Standards and Training Board

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?

Yes

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?

No

Cost Items

Books (Estimated)

$110.00

In-State/District Tuition

$2,208.00

Other Fees

$344.00 Physical, fingerprints, drug screen, polygraph, bus fee

Out-of-State/District Tuition

$3,312.00

Registration Fee

$1,000.00

Supplies/Materials/Hand Tools (not included in tuition)

$1,215.00 Uniform, Supplies, CPR Mask

Total In-State Program Cost

$4,877.00

Total Out-of-State Program Cost

$5,981.00

Demand Occupation(s)

33-3051.00Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers
$19.89 per hour
Required Certification: AZ Post Certification

Provider Status

Approved

Address

2020 S. Ave 8E, Yuma, Arizona 85365

Phone Number

(928) 344-7567

Fax Number

(928) 317-6048

Web Address

https://www.azwestern.edu/sites/default/files/degrees-and-certificates/occupational-certificate/Law_Enforcement_Training_Academy.pdf

Last Updated

Jan 27, 2022

Created

Nov 04, 2019

Renewal

Jan 27, 2023