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Detention Officer Basic

Course Summary

Students are taught and evaluated on curriculum established and certified by W.L.E.A. and WY P.O.S.T.  Subjects include: Constitutional Law, PREA, Supervision of Inmates, Classification of Inmates, Firearms, Custody & Control, and Emergency Vehicle Operations. 

Course Requirements

Students must have a WY P.O.S.T. Temporary Certification and be employed by a Wyoming Law Enforcement Agency or be a Pre-Service Officer.  Given the physically demanding nature of this course, students are required to complete the WLEA Physical Fitness Assessment to the prescribed Cooper Standards on the morning of the first day in order to continue training.

To receive certification, students must complete a variety of written and physical skills exams.

Additionally, the Wyoming Law Enforcement Academy cannot admit, or consider any applicant for admission, who has not been issued a temporary P.O.S.T. certification number prior to application. 

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Detention Officer Basic Course

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Basic Certification

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IMPORTANT

Courses may be modified due to COVID-19 Restrictions

Special Instructions

Once your application is processed you will receive a detailed list of the equipment needed.

Equipment List

Downloadable Resources

None.

Course Title
Start Date
End Date
Application Deadline
Confirmation Deadline
Status
DOB22B101
07/11/2022
08/23/2022
Coming Soon
Detention Officer Basic 22A100
12/14/2021
02/02/2022
11/14/2021
11/16/2021
Open on Acadis
DOB21B99
07/12/2021
08/24/2021
06/14/2021
06/14/2021
Closed