Lawrence County Sheriff's Office to Host 700 hour Law Enforcement Academy
The Lawrence County Sheriff's Office will be hosting a 700 hour basic law enforcement academy starting August 23, 2018. The academy will meet Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. and Saturday's and Sundays' 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.
Persons who graduate from the 700 hour academy will graduate with a class "A" peace officer license; PPCT Defensive Tactics Certification; Taser Certification; OC/Pepper Spray Certification; First Responder Certification; NHTSA SFST Certification; Court Security Training; Less Lethal Munitions Certification and 120 hour Jail Officer Training.
Cost for the academy is $5,000.00. Veteran's benefits, financial aid and college credit hours are available for those who qualify.
You may obtain an application from the Missouri Sheriff's Association website at www.mosheriffs.com.
A flyer for the academy is located below.