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Program Admission - Law Enforcement Academy

Before enrolling in the Law Enforcement Academy Certificate program, students must meet the following requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • At least 21 years of age upon completion of the academy
  • No felony convictions
  • U.S. citizen
  • Must possess a valid driver's license
  • Physical requirement test
  • Written evaluation
  • Oral Board review
  • Background investigation
  • No history of AZPOST or agency disqualifiers identified in the background investigation reviewed by skills-matter experts
  • Medical evaluation
  • Polygraph exam
  • Other requirements that are specified by the Arizona Peace Officer Standards and Training Board (Az P.O.S.T)