Academy taking applications for law enforcement training in Platte County

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missouri-sheriffs-associationThe Missouri Sheriff’s Association Training Academy is accepting applications from individuals interested in attending the 700 hour Basic Law Enforcement Training Academy to be hosted in Platte County.

The Academy is a part time training academy which meets every Tuesday and Thursday evening, Saturdays from 8am-5pm and some Sunday sessions.

The Academy is scheduled to begin in August and will run through June of 2018. Applications are due to the Missouri Sheriff’s Association by June 1, 2017.

Upon successful completion individuals will be able to test for a Class A Peace Officer license. Individuals interested in applying or seeking more information can visit the website of the Missouri Sheriff’s Association at and click on the “Basic Peace Officer Academy” link under the Training tab or send an email to

Financial aid and college credit may be available for interested applicants.