The Department of Criminal Justice Training Law Enforcement Basic Training Academy is a 20-week course. During the academy students will identify, discuss and demonstrate learning in many areas of performance.

These areas include:

  • Patrol Procedures

  • Physical Training

  • Vehicle Operations

  • Defensive Tactics

  • Criminal Law

  • Traffic and DUI

  • Firearms

  • Criminal Investigations

  • Tactical Responses to Crisis Situations

The complete list of learning outcomes along with the listing of classes is provided to students enrolled at the academy. This is the basic training course for officers required by KRS, KAR and KLEC certification. It covers areas of performance identified within the 2014 Job Task Analysis for entry level officers.

Recruits must comply with all administrative regulations and successfully complete all training areas to be eligible for graduation.

Meals, housing and all classroom materials are provided for sworn officers. Successful completion will satisfy training requirements for eligible officers for KLEFPF and certification in city, county, urban-county, sheriffs, state law enforcement agencies, airport police and university police agencies (KRS 15.404).

HOW TO ATTEND:

To attend any of DOCJT’s academies, students MUST be employed by a law enforcement or public safety dispatch organization. Anyone interested in attending the academy must first be hired by a department, who will then enroll the student in the academy. Individuals cannot independently self-pay to attend the academy without an employing agency.

PRECLASS REQUIREMENTS



LAW ENFORCEMENT BASIC TRAINING ACADEMY STAFF

Jarad Northern
Coordination Section Supervisor
859-622-7199

Lee Ann Boyle
Training Instructor I
859-622-7565

Kim Frazier
Training Instructor II
859-622-7465

James Lombardi
Training Instructor I
859-622-7463

Pete Peden
Training Instructor I
859-622-8545


HELP

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859-622-7199