John Bel Edwards
Sheriff Sid Gautreaux
Jim Craft
Executive Director


Basic Training Calendar

Tentative start dates for BASIC training at Louisiana POST accredited academies are listed below.  Start dates subject to last minute change.

The number of total training hours for each academy differs by each respective academy, but all academies consist of 400 minimum hours for basic and 249 hrs. for basic corrections.

Contact information for each POST accredited academy is found here.

Only Louisiana law enforcement agencies may sponsor/nominate students for a POST accredited academy.

Academy Tentative Start Date Training Type Geographical Location Day/Night
St. Charles    1/25/2021  Basic  Luling  Day 
Alexandria   1/25/2021 Basic  Alexandria  Day 

* Level 3 is a pre-requisite for these Level 2 courses.

 Updated   10 / 8 / 2020            Please report updates to