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Basic Law Enforcement training, Full-time

Chippewa Valley Technical College



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Chippewa Valley Technical College

Course Description

CVTC’s Law Enforcement Academy is designed for potential law enforcement officers who need or want to meet Wisconsin certification requirements. At CVTC preparatory law enforcement officer training is offered full-time over nineteen weeks (720 hours)The 720-hour training program is competency-based and meets the criteria set by the Wisconsin Department of Justice, Bureau of Training and Standards and the Wisconsin Law Enforcement Standards Board. The criminal justice courses include lectures, multimedia presentations, interactive group discussions, hands-on instruction, and field exercises. There are three phases for the LE720 Academy Phase I: Introduction and Non-Emergency Response Phase II: Emergency Response Phase III: Investigations Mandatory criminal background check and FBI fingerprint check Must successfully pass entry and exit physical fitness test


There is an application process and an interview process associated with entrance into the Law Enforcement Academy. The following requirements must be met prior to enrolling in the Law Enforcement Academy: 1. Attained a minimum age of 18 years 2.Shall be able to provide proof of United States citizenship 3.Possess a general educational development diploma (GED or HSED) 4. Shall possess either a 2-year associate degree from a Wisconsin technical college system district or its accredited equivalent from another state or a minimum of 60 accredited semester credits or 90 accredited quarter credits 5. Possess a valid Wisconsin driver’s license or such other valid operator’s permit recognized by the Wisconsin department of transportation as authorizing operation of a motor vehicle in Wisconsin. 6. Shall not have been convicted of any federal felony 7. Shall not have been convicted of any misdemeanor crime of domestic violence 8.Shall not be prohibited by federal or state law from possessing a firearm. 9. A medical assessment shall be conducted 10. An oral interview shall be conducted

Training Site Location

Chippewa Valley Technical College

Chippewa Valley Technical College - ESEC
3623 Campus Road
Eau Claire, WI 54703
United States

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Geographical Location


Mai Vang
(715) 855-7501