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 496 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
CARTA 1/3/2022 Level 1 Baton Rouge Day
JPSO 1/4/2022 Level 2 Harvey Day
St Charles 1/24/2022 Level 1 Hahnville Day

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

 Updated   11 / 16 / 2021            Please report updates to