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FAQs: Law Enforcement Training Academies

What does a training program for state and local law enforcement officers consist of and how long does it last?
The 2006 BJS Census of Law Enforcement Training Academies found that training programs for basic rec...  Read More

On average, how many recruits graduate from their training program?
About 6 in 7 recruits completed their basic training program and graduated from the academy....  Read More

What are the requirements for full-time instructors at training academies?
Slightly over two-thirds (68%) of training academies had a minimum experience requirement for full-t...  Read More


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