The Law Enforcement Academy is dedicated to offering the best training available. In addition to the 600 hours mandated by Missouri P.O.S.T. which can be found here, the academy also offers the following training as part of every basic training academy:

  • DMT Intox Type III Certification
  • Patrol Rifle
  • Hostage Negotiation
  • Pepper Spray
  • Sexual Harassment
  • The Law Enforcement Hiring Process
  • Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) Training

We also offer extended training hours, above and beyond P.O.S.T. requirements, in core curricula areas such as:

  • Traffic Radar
  • Defensive Tactics
  • Physical Training
  • Report Writing


Fax: 573.290.5114
122 S. Ellis Street

Law Enforcement Academy
One University Plaza, MS 5200
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701