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  Printed on 5/21/2018

Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement 720 Academy

Share 30-504-2 Technical Diploma (TD) 22 Credits Not Financial Aid Eligible Location*: Appleton

*Some general education courses may be available at multiple locations.


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920-735-5645
1-800-735-3882

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This program is specifically designed for those with a minimum of 60 accredited college-level credits who seek to meet Wisconsin certification requirements as a law enforcement officer. In this role, you’ll be responsible for the preservation of law and order in your community. You’ll learn numerous skills related to the profession of law enforcement. Your training will also include crime prevention, crime investigation, vehicle patrols and assisting the public. This program includes in-class fitness training and other physical education such as defensive tactics and fire arms training. You’ll have plenty of opportunities to practice your skills with hands-on training and scenario-based field simulations.


Career Opportunities


  • Corrections Officer
  • Deputy Sheriff
  • DNR Warden
  • Police Officer

Estimated Program Cost


Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement 720 Academy

This program will cost about $5,071.80*
based on current tuition and fees.

* Tuition and fees are subject to change.
  Costs may not include books or all materials and supplies.

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Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement 720 Academy

* Program availability may vary by location. Depending on program enrollment and prerequisite requirements, there may be a wait for some program courses. Please see the additional information section for details.

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Admissions Requirements

CJ Requirements

An associate degree in Criminal Justice, 60 college credits at an associate’s degree level or higher, or current employment with a sponsoring law enforcement agency is required.

Application Info

Online application for this program is not available; self-sponsoring applicants wishing to be considered for the Law Enforcement Recruit Academy must visit www.fvtc.edu/LEAcademyAdmission

CJ Admissions Req

Admissions requirements vary for currently employed officers:For further details, contact the FVTC, Public Safety Division, Criminal Justice Department at (920) 735-2482.

Application Materials

Unless otherwise noted, all application materials should be sent directly to Fox Valley Technical College, Attn: Academy Assistant, 1825 North Bluemound Drive, PO Box 2277, Appleton, WI 54912.

Credit Transfer Options

They're your credits. Take them with you!

Whether you’re an incoming student, transferring to another two-year college or pursuing your bachelor’s degree, we make it easy for you to seamlessly transfer your credits. With full accreditation by the Higher Learning Commission, we offer credit transfer agreements with more than 65 two-and four-year colleges.

Transfer In

Many students come to Fox Valley Tech with credits they’ve already earned, either while in high school or at other colleges and universities. It’s also possible to be granted credit for career-related knowledge and skills you’ve already mastered.

Transfer Out

Is a four-year degree in your future? Save time and money by starting here. You can earn your associate degree at Fox Valley Tech, then apply your credits toward a bachelor’s degree. Or easily transfer your credits to other two-year colleges.

Program Outcomes
  • Think critically
  • Manage emergencies
  • Communicate effectively
  • Demonstrate professionalism
  • Conduct investigations
  • Interact with others
  • *Demonstrate tactical skills [applies to Certification Track only]
Additional Information
An interview, background check and physical fitness exam are required prior to admission to the program. This is a competitive process as there are a limited number of seats for the program.

Once application materials are received and reviewed, qualified applicants will be invited to interview and complete a physical readiness test. Successful candidates will be contacted with information on continuing the process.

Fox Valley Technical College currently offers a Spring Academy, Summer Academy and a Fall Academy. Application deadlines are approximately two months before the start of each academy. For specific dates, please contact the Academy Assistant at 920-735-2482.

A typical Academy schedule runs Monday through Friday from 8 am to 4:30 pm. The schedule may vary based on the topic being presented. Once admitted, students should refer to their Academy calendar for specific hours.

Students are required to purchase and wear a uniform consisting of short-sleeve polo or t-shirt, tactical pants, black shoes and non-marking athletic shoes. The purchase of some tactical gear may also be required. Specific purchase information will be supplied to those candidates invited to attend the academy.
Undecided?

Still undecided about your major or exploring your career options? Check out these resources to identify your personality traits, values, abilities and interests – important considerations when choosing a career. You’ll also find details about scheduling a college visit and contact information for our career counselors if you’d like more personal assistance. We’re here to help you explore your options.



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