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Steps to the Academy

Admin/Training Academy/Steps to the Academy

The application process usually takes about four to five months to complete and occurs prior to acceptance into a Correctional Officer Training Academy. The application process includes:

  1. Completing an application for employment.
  2. A written examination
  3. Bureau of Criminal Identification (BCI)/National Crime Information Center (NCIC) checks
  4. Physical Fitness Test
  5. Background Investigation
  6. An interview with the Director’s Interview Board
  7. Psychological assessment
  8. A Medical/drug screening