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 
Lafourche  4/12/2021  Basic  Thibodaux  Night 
Kenner 6/14/2021 Basic Kenner Day
Lafourche  8/9/2021  Basic  Thibodaux  Day 
JPSO 1/4/2021 Level 2 Harvey Day

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

 Updated   3 / 26 / 2021            Please report updates to