Basic Recruit General Information
TIME & LOCATION: All students should report for orientation at 2:00 p.m. on the first day of the Basic Course. The Basic Course classroom is at 100 Gamecock Dr. Room 2155 Anniston, AL 36205, on the 2nd floor of the JSU McClellan Center.
DRESS: Students should report in departmental uniforms or court appropriate attire. Students will leave all duty gear, weapons, and electronics secured in their vehicle. NO WEAPONS are allowed in the classroom.
RESIDENCY ACADEMY HOURS: Students will be required to remain at the Academy for the first ten days of the training period. The first ten (10) days the students will be working 8-hour days. After the first ten (10) days the Academy will then resume its regular schedule of 10-hour days Monday through Thursday with Friday, Saturday, and Sunday off.
EQUIPMENT REQUIREMENTS: Students should have all items needed for the first 10 days of training in their vehicle when they report for basic training. See below for specific requirements and recommendations.
UNIFORM DRESS CODE:
ACADEMY ISSUED: Students will be issued two (2) sets of classroom uniforms and two (2) sets of physical training attire at orientation. These uniforms will be required for all training. NOTE: Students will be able to purchase additional uniforms should they feel the need.
STUDENT SUPPLIED: Certain items are the individual student's responsibility to furnish. In addition to basic undergarments, students will need to bring the following:
The Northeast Alabama Law Enforcement Academy is a full-time, residency Academy. All students will be required to stay in the designated Academy housing facility regardless of proximity of the students department or personal residence. We believe this will allow the Academy staff to provide a more structured training environment and in return provide the departments and the communities they serve with a more disciplined and better prepared officer.
PERSONAL ITEMS: (FURNISHED BY THE STUDENT)
Law enforcement officers completing the Basic Course receive fifteen (15) semester hours of college credit through Jacksonville State University. Students wanting to take advantage of this opportunity can contact the Registrar's Office AFTER successfully graduating the Basic Course.
are available for those qualified. You will be advised when to bring necessary
documents if you choose to take advantage of this.
Agencies will be
invoiced after the student begins the Basic Course. Any agencies requiring
information on costs or billing should contact the LEA at 256-782-5318.
Basic Course Students
are not permitted to be armed while at the Academy. There are no facilities at the
Academy to store handguns, therefore you will be required to keep your weapon
in your vehicle trunk or glove compartment during your stay. Basic Course
students will not be allowed to keep any firearm or weapon in the housing
facility room. This requirement is essential because of the nature of our
Current pricing for ammunition obtained through the Academy can be found on the Statement of Intent. Ammunition needed to complete the 47-hour firearms portion of the Academy is as follows:
800 Rounds - Pistol (FMJ or other training round recommended)
5 Rounds - 12 gauge '00' Buck (9 Pellet)
5 Rounds - 12 gauge slug
20 Rounds - Rifle .223/5.56
*NO single action only pistols allowed in the Basic Course (ex. 1911, Sig Legion, Hi-Power)
PHYSICAL TRAINING PROGRAM: