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Basic Law Enforcement Academy

Commander: Robert Medkeff

Phone: (916) 263-0524

RTO: Amy Freeman

Phone: (916) 263-0523

RTO: Shannon Whent

Phone (916) 263-0525

Basic Law Enforcement Academy

The Sacramento Regional Public Safety Training Center is certified by the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) to present the Regular Basic Academy in an Extended Modular Format. The Academy is designed to provide contemporary and practical classroom presentation of legal concepts, hands-on training in police tactics and weapons usage, and scenario-based learning activities. Participants in this course will engage in physically demanding training exercises that include a risk of injury. Prospective students must be at least 18 years of age, possess a high school diploma or GED, possess a valid CA driver license, obtain medical clearance, and Department of Justice fingerprint clearance letter.

Classes meet on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings from 5:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., Saturday from 6:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Additional class sessions may be held on Fridays or Sundays.

For more information, please call the Academy Office at (916) 263-0528 or the RTOs, Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Our academy is located in McClellan Park at 2409 Dean Street, McClellan, CA 95652.

NOTE: Completed application packets may be turned into the Sacramento Regional Public Safety Training Center's Administrative Office, located at 5146 Arnold Avenue, McClellan, CA 95652 or Northern CA Regional Public Safety Training College, C/O Los Rios Academy, located at 2409 Deat Street, McClellan, CA 95652, by the posted deadlines.

For more details on the modules, please click on "Modules and Application" located at the top left of this page.


*Students seeking positions with city police departments or county sheriff agencies should contact personnel offices for specific minimum hiring requirements and desirable qualifications.



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