Over 40 years of law enforcement training excellence and tradition!
~ A proven reputation for producing qualified and
competent law enforcement candidates ~
The Grand Valley State University Police Academy's mission is to educate and train police recruits so that they graduate with the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to begin a successful career in law enforcement. Grand Valley's academy goes above and beyond the minimum training requirements set by the Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards to help graduates excel in a competitive market. Grand Valley is known as a leader in the state for police academy training and continually sets the bar for law enforcement education.
NOTICE: Police Academy Applications have been UPDATED with new state forms. Please discard previous versions and download the updated application.
IMPORTANT UPCOMING DATES:
Basic Police Academy and MPBTP applications are due by January 15, 2019.
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