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
Terrebonne  10/14/2019  Basic  Terrebonne S/O  Day 
Bossier 1/3/2020 Basic N. Bossier Day
St. Charles   1/27/2020 Basic  Hahnville S/O  Day 
Lafourche 1/27/2020 Basic Thibodeaux Day
Lafourche 4/14/2020 Basic Thibodeaux Night
Bossier  5/1/2020  Basic  N. Bossier  Day 
 Bossier 8/28/2020   Basic N. Bossier   Day

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

 Updated   11 / 7/ 2019            Please report updates to