Washington DC Police Academies

The Metropolitan Police Department operates its own police academy that all new recruits must attend before being certified as a police officer. Recruits must be hired by the MPD before they are eligible to attend the academy. The Federal Law Enforcement Training Center also operates an academy in Washington, DC, for in-service training for active federal police officers and federal agents.

Police Academy NameAddressPhone
District of Columbia Police Officers Standards and Training Board300 Indiana Avenue
Washington, DC 20001
Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (Washington, DC)555 Eleventh Street, N.W. Suite 400
Washington, DC 20004
Metro Transit Police Academy600 Fifth St., N.W.
Washington, DC 20001
Metropolitan Police Department Academy4665 Blue Plains Drive, SW
Washington, DC 20032

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