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Basic Law Enforcement training, Full-time

Northwood Technical College



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Northwood 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 DOJ, Training and Standards Bureau. All full-time training is conducted at the Sparta Public Safety Training Center. The training instructors are a combination of full-time educators, law enforcement officers and supervisors who are recognized as leaders in law enforcement training.


Pre-service applicants must have obtained a minimum of 40 college credits at an Associate's Degree level or higher to apply. A physical readiness test, medical exam, background check/ fingerprinting, and an oral interview are included in the application process.

Training Site Location

Northwood Technical College Rice Lake

1900 College Drive
Rice Lake, WI , WI 54868
United States

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Academy Building #8

Geographical Location


Jennifer Ruid
(715) 788-7060