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Law Enforcement Training Academy Full-Time

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Industry certification, Government license, IHE Certificate of Completion

Method of Delivery

In Person

When offered

Daytime Hours

Instructional Program (CIP)

Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration. 430103

Description

Full Time Law Enforcement Training Academy- Certificate
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A. Program Objective:
Graduates will demonstrate basic knowledge in law enforcement that will prepare them for an entry-level position in 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 be appointed by a law enforcement agency; full time academy is only open to appointees. For more 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 Credits, 400 hours): 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 Credits, 400 hours): An orientation and introduction to law enforcement as well as an overview of law and legal matter, patrol procedures, and traffic control.
B. Total Cost of Program (include all costs to student including testing, licensure):
Yuma County: $ 4877.00 


Arizona State, Outside Yuma County: $9377.00
•Tuition: $2208.00•Program Fee: $1000.00•Uniforms: $500.00•Books: $110.00•Lab/Practical/ Supplies: $500.00•CPR Mask: $15.00•Training Supplies: $200.00•Estimated History and Physical Exam Cost: $75.00•Estimated Drug Screening Cost: $40.00•Fingerprint Clearance Card: $67.00•Polygraph Examination: $152.00•Bus Pass: $10.00 (Fall/Spring only)•**Room and Board for out of county residents ONLY: $4500.00
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)
•National Safety Council CPR BLS Manual (most recent version, current ISBN: 9780073519999)



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/documents/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
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: Yes
Nationally Recognized Industry Association or Organization: Arizona Peace Officer Standards and Training
• Stackable: (Part of a sequence of credentials)
Yes or No: Yes
Career Pathway: Associates of Applied Science in 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
Accrediting Agency and link to 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.
• 100% success rate
• 163 started and completed certification

Details

Program Length (Weeks)

20

Hours

24

Entrance Requirements

High School Diploma or Equivalent

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 - AZ POST

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 Yuma County Residents

Other Fees

$344.00 Estimates (Physical, Drug, Fingerprint, Polygraph, Bus pass in Fall/Spring only)

Out-of-State/District Tuition

$6,708.00 AZ Resident, Non-Yuma County, $4500 Room and Board

Registration Fee

$1,000.00 $500 per cadet, per semester

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

$1,215.00 Includes Uniform Costs

Total In-State Program Cost

$4,877.00

Total Out-of-State Program Cost

$9,377.00

Demand Occupation(s)

33-3051.00Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers
$21.00 per hour
Required Certification: AZ POST
33-3051.00Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers
$21.00 per hour
Required Certification: AZ POST
33-3051.00Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers
$21.00 per hour
Required Certification: AZ POST
33-3051.00Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers
$19.89 per hour
Required Certification: AZ POST

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/documents/degrees-and-certificates/occupational-certificate/Law_Enforcement_Training_Academy.pdf

Last Updated

Jan 25, 2023

Created

May 18, 2020

Renewal

Jan 25, 2025

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