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Law Enforcement

Western offers a variety of in-service, advanced, and specialized law enforcement training classes. These courses provide the essential skills, knowledge, and resources necessary for law enforcement officers to stay current in your training.

Our Law Enforcement courses and programs offer you the opportunity to enhance and sharpen your skills in the areas of investigations, patrol, leadership, survival, and many others. Training courses incorporate realistic and practical approaches from experienced instructors.

For a complete list of these offerings, see the current course descriptions below.

Course Descriptions

Basic Jailer Academy – Fall 2020

Date: September 4-October 9, 2020 – No class on Monday, Sept 7
Time: Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Location: Western’s Public Safety Training Facility – Sparta Campus
Cost: $940.00 (Academy Tuition)
Additional Materials: CPR Manual/Mask
Registration Deadline: Friday, August 21, 2020

Whether seeking the education to obtain an entry level position as a County Jailer or Correctional Officer in the State of Wisconsin, or already employed by a County agency, Western’s Basic Jailer Academy offers students high-quality training through classroom and scenario-based instruction.

Please email schendels@westerntc.edu for the registration forms.

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Law Enforcement Academy – Spring 2021

Date: January 11-May 14, 2021
Time: 7:45 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Location: Western’s Public Safety Training Facility – Sparta Campus

This is a 720-hour Certified Basic Recruit Academy (18 weeks) for persons seeking Wisconsin Law Enforcement certification. Costs include training, use of firearm/ammunition (if needed) and other related training items. For more information call the Public Safety office at 608-789-4747.

Email schendels@westerntc.edu for application forms. Applications accepted until the academy is full.

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Law Enforcement Academy – Summer 2021

Date: June 14-October 15, 2021
Time: 7:45 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Location: Western’s Public Safety Training Facility – Sparta Campus

This is a 720-hour Certified Basic Recruit Academy (18 weeks) for persons seeking Wisconsin Law Enforcement certification. Costs include training, use of firearm/ammunition (if needed) and other related training items. For more information call the Public Safety office at 608-789-4747.

Application packet will be available February 1, 2021. Email schendels@westerntc.edu for application forms. Applications accepted until the academy is full.

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