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Peace Officer Basic


Peace Officer Basic Course



Certification Type:

 Basic Certification

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, Search and Seizure, Laws of Arrest, Firearms, Custody & Control, Emergency Vehicle Operations, Building Searches, Traffic Stops, and Investigations. 

Course Requirements

Downloadable Resources

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. 

Special Instructions

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

Equipment List


Available Courses Listed Below

Course Title
Start Date
End Date
Application Deadline
May 1, 2023
Jul 27, 2023
Apr 1, 2023
Confirmation Deadline
Apr 3, 2023
Course Title
Start Date
End Date
Application Deadline
Jan 17, 2023
Apr 11, 2023
Dec 17, 2022
Confirmation Deadline
Dec 20, 2022
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