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Basic Law Enforcement training, Full-time

Nicolet Technical College



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Nicolet Area Technical College

Course Description

This 720-hour academy is specifically designed for potential law enforcement officers in need of meeting Wisconsin certification requirements. The competency-based instruction meets the criteria set forth by the Wisconsin Department of Justice, Training and Standards Bureau. Training is delivered through a combination of lecture, multi-media, interactive group discussion and hands-on instruction. All full-time training is conducted at FVTC in the Public Safety Training Center, Appleton, Wisconsin. Some training will take place outdoors and in the evening hours to simulate actual conditions. The training instructors are a combination of full-time educators, law enforcement officers, supervisors and administrators who are recognized as leaders in law enforcement training.


Candidates must have 60 college credits at an associate degree level or higher, or be employed by the sponsoring agency. Detailed application process required for pre-service candidates. Interviews and background checks/fingerprinting are required before admission to the program.

Training Site Location

NATC Fieldside Center

5364 College Drive
Rhinelander, WI 54501
United States

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NATC Fieldside Center Law Enforcement Training Room

Geographical Location


Timothy Gerdmann
(715) 365-4535