When does the next course start?
The 2016 Session will start on January 9, 2016. The Nevada P.O.S.T. PPFT will be conducted on this day. Those who complete the physical standards will continue in the academy. A Preliminary Physical Fitness Test and applicant physical coaching will be held December 19, 2016.
Applications are time consuming; it always helps to start completing the form sooner than later. You can download the application from this website by clicking the Application button.
How long are the courses?
The Category I Course is 720 hours over 26 weeks.
The Category II Course is 330 hours over 12 weeks.
When do the classes meet?
Our courses are conducted in a part-time format of evenings and weekends that allow recruits to keep their current job and still have time to study and prepare for the academy.
Tuesday evenings 6:00pm - 10:00pm
Wednesday evenings 6:00pm - 10:00pm
Thursday evenings 6:00pm - 10:00pm
Saturdays 8:00am - 5:00pm
Sundays Approx. 3-5 Cat I only 8:00am - 5:00pm
Fridays Approx. 3-5 Cat I only 8:00am - 5:00pm
Sundays Aprox. 3 Cat II only 8:00am - 5:00pm
Fridays Aprox. 3 Cat I only 8:00am - 5:00pm
One weekend Cat I & Cat II Friday - Saturday - Sunday - Monday All Day Both Cat I & Cat II - Dates will be given in advance.
Class begins promptly at given times. Please allow sufficient time to arrive to academy on time.
What if I have more questions?
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Can I Apply?
Yes. The academy provides training for newly employed peace officers for the agencies who have hired them, known as Affiliated Recruits, but also accepts applicants who do not yet have a job offer from an agency. These are known as Non - Affiliated Recruits. You must be 21 years of age and a citizen of the United States.
How Do I Apply?
Use the contact us page to submit your information.
An admissions staff member will contact you.
You may email the Academy at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (702) 789-0706 for an in person appointment.
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When Should I Apply?
Where Do I Bring My Application?
What Do I Need To Bring To My Appointment?
You must bring a completed application form to the intake appointment. Click the Application button to download the form. You will need to bring all of the documentation required and listed on the application. START NOW - have your application READY when the next session opens for new applicants.
What Should I Wear To My Appointment?
Dress appropriately for a job interview.