Upon successful completion of the interview and background checks, a polygraph will be scheduled ($125). Upon successful completion of the polygraph, the applicant will be scheduled for a medical examination ($210). The background process takes approximately 6-8 weeks to complete.
Cost of the academy includes tuition (17 credits for semester one, and 13 credits for
semester two) and lab fees. Students must also supply personal use equipment such as a firearm, handcuffs, duty belt and uniforms. Financial aid
benefits are available for qualified individuals.