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Tuesday I will be starting my first day at police academy. Im excited, but at the same time very nervous. Any first timers advice anyone can give me? How many of you have been through police academy at a communty college?

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Tuesday I will be starting my first day at police academy. Im excited, but at the same time very nervous. Any first timers advice anyone can give me? How many of you have been through police academy at a communty college?



A Police Academy at a community college? I have never heard of that before.


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Tuesday I will be starting my first day at police academy. Im excited, but at the same time very nervous. Any first timers advice anyone can give me? How many of you have been through police academy at a communty college?



A Police Academy at a community college? I have never heard of that before.



That's very common in big states, the cirriculum and units can go on to be added for a more advanced degree (BA, MA), however the training is guided by the state's police training standards, and has to be approved by the Police Officers and Standards Training (P.O.S.T.). The college's only involvement is paperwork, all the training is by police personnel.


Good luck to you, don't take any of the training lightly, study and learn with intensity, as this course is really just the basics into this field, the reak training is in uniform and when your out there working your shift.  Stay safe.

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I was nervous and excited, too.  Just enjoy yourself, your classmates and study your butt off!

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Be a sponge and learn from every experience (you'll learn both good and then see somethings not to do as well...like when you watch classmates handling different situations).  But take it all in and take it seriously.  This job is an ever constant learning experience.

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Gratz on getting into the Academy! Here in WI, most of our Academies are at Tech Colleges or In-House. Work hard, and good luck.


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There are many counties in NY that have academies very similar to this, that are held at community college. In my county, they run a regular full time academy for the county, as well as a part time academy where you go every other day. They're very similar other than the fact that you pay to go to one and get paid to go to the other.


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Tuesday I will be starting my first day at police academy. Im excited, but at the same time very nervous. Any first timers advice anyone can give me? How many of you have been through police academy at a communty college?



i start in sept  really nervous as well.i have a wife and son but i believe everything will work out for the both of us keep in touch

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Tuesday I will be starting my first day at police academy. Im excited, but at the same time very nervous. Any first timers advice anyone can give me? How many of you have been through police academy at a communty college?



Keep eyes open and your mouth shut. Make sure that your uniform is squared away at all times. Stay off the radar and don't draw attention to yourself.


Be nice. Be professional. Have a plan to kill everyone you meet.

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Tuesday I will be starting my first day at police academy. Im excited, but at the same time very nervous. Any first timers advice anyone can give me? How many of you have been through police academy at a communty college?



A Police Academy at a community college? I have never heard of that before.



All police academies are held at the local community colleges in Florida except those that train state officers (FHP, FWC, etc.). We call them criminal justice training centers. It's no better or no worse than centralized academies however it does have the benefit of allowing the candidate to self sponsor.


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I thank all of you for the wonderful advice, some I will use  and some I may not!! Thanks guys

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Tuesday I will be starting my first day at police academy. Im excited, but at the same time very nervous. Any first timers advice anyone can give me? How many of you have been through police academy at a communty college?



I have been an academy instructor for about 15 years in Texas. The TCLEOSE state exam is nothing to take lightly. If you need help send me an e-mail. What academt are you attending.


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Tuesday I will be starting my first day at police academy. Im excited, but at the same time very nervous. Any first timers advice anyone can give me? How many of you have been through police academy at a communty college?



I have been an academy instructor for about 15 years in Texas. The TCLEOSE state exam is nothing to take lightly. If you need help send me an e-mail. What academt are you attending.


Tom



I  am taking basic law enforcement training in North Carolina.

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Tuesday I will be starting my first day at police academy. Im excited, but at the same time very nervous. Any first timers advice anyone can give me? How many of you have been through police academy at a communty college?



Keep eyes open and your mouth shut. Make sure that your uniform is squared away at all times. Stay off the radar and don't draw attention to yourself.



What he said and learn from the mistakes of others. There is no need in making the same mistake a classmate has already made.


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Tuesday I will be starting my first day at police academy. Im excited, but at the same time very nervous. Any first timers advice anyone can give me? How many of you have been through police academy at a communty college?



NORTH DELTA REGIONAL TRAINING ACADEMY {is held at the University of Louisiana at Monroe}

The North Delta Regional Training Academy (NDRTA) was created in 1976 to provide basic law enforcement and correctional certification training to police officers and corrections officers in the northeast Louisiana region. NDRTA officially serves 11 parishes (Ouachita, Morehouse, Union, Richland, East Carroll, West Carroll, Madison, Tensas, Caldwell, Franklin, and Jackson) but enrolls officers from 15 or more parishes. The training curriculum is specified by the Louisiana POST Council and NDRTA is regulated by POST Council rules.


The NDRTA generally conducts three (3) twelve-week academy sessions each year; one beginning about mid-January, one beginning about mid-April, and one beginning in early September. In addition, one night academy session is offered from late August until early May (about 8.5 to 9 months). The night academy meets two or three nights each week for four hours each night. In addition, there are several 8-hour Saturday sessions held during the night academy session, Specific dates can be obtained by contacting Mr. Donald Patrick Stewart, Director of NDRTA at 318/362-5558 or by e-mail at...


Students who enroll in the academy sessions must hold a regular or a reserve commission from a law enforcement agency and be sent to the academy by that agency. Reservations are accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis with priority being granted to agencies within the 11-parish service area. There are physical entry and exit standards which must be met by each student prior to entry and again prior to exit. The physical standards vary by age, by gender, and by type of enrollment.


Instructors in the academy sessions include college professors, police officers, correctional officers, assistant district attorneys, and other professionals in the community. Approximately 35 instructors participate in each academy session.

The Correctional Certification Course consists of 280 hours including classroom, firearms, and defensive tactics. These day academy sessions complete the requirements in 7 weeks.


Fees, payable by the agency in advance, for attendance are:


Basic Law Enforcement Certification: Call 318/362-5558 for Tuition and Building Use Costs


Correctional Certification: Call 318/362-5558 for Tuition & Building Use Costs


The agency is responsible for providing two cases (total of 2000 rounds) of ammunition to fit the weapon that the officer will use in training. That weapon should be the same weapon that the officer will carry when assigned to the street.


There is a building-use fee per person payable to the West Monroe Police Department (as fiduciary for the three-agency building administrators).


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Best of Luck to you. Hopefully I will start this time next year or soon there after.


In Utah they have satellite academies at selected schools with the main one in Bountiful, UT.


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maim yes maim ans sir yes sir have been drilled into my friends head when he was in the academy....lol


Good Luck!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


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Good Luck!!! I start orientation for the police academy in November. The academy I am going to is also is at a community college. Have fun. I can't wait!