Participants complete 30 hours of instruction over 11 weeks, and they cover a variety of topics such as police policies, organizational structure, investigative processes, tactics and the challenges involved in providing a safe community. The program is conducted once per year.
The next academy begins in September 2017 with graduation occurring in November 2017. This application process is now closed, and the next application process will begin in Spring 2018 for a Fall 2018 class. Follow us on Facebook for updates.
*Applicants MUST be Springfield residents who are at least 18 years of age with no felonies. Applicants must pass a basic background investigation to be eligible.