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Sheriff's Office to host Law Enforcement Academy



Class A Certification 

The Lawrence County Sheriff's Office will be hosting a 700 hour basic law enforcement academy starting August 10, 2017.  Those who successfully complete the academy will have a Missouri class A peace officer license.  Along with the license, graduates will be certified in several other law enforcement areas. 

The academy will be Tuesday and Thursday nights, Saturday days and some Sundays.  The academy end June 2018.  Cost for the academy is $5,000.00 plus fees.  Those wishing to apply can download an application from

If anyone has further questions, they can contact the Missouri Sheriff's Association through their website or the Lawrence County Sheriff's Office at 417-466-2131.

Financial Aid is available through Missouri State University.