Full Time Academy | Southwestern Illinois College

Procedures for enrolling an officer in Southwestern Illinois Police Academy:

  • Please call the Academy office at (618) 222-5396 and make a reservation for the next academy session.
  • Departments who have a hired officer and can give us the officers name, birth date, and appointment date will be assigned to list A with a reserved seat.  If the proper information is not supplied by the application deadline the department will lose the seat.
  • Departments who wish to reserve a seat, but do not have a hired officer will be assigned to list B. When you can provide the name, birth date, and appointment date for your hired officer you will be moved to List A as seats are available.
  • In addition your officer/deputy must be able to successfully complete the P.O.W.E.R. test onsite.

Explanation of the Test and Preparation Methods

Program Costs

Agencies will be billed tuition for officers/deputies attending the following 2020 Full Time Police Academy courses: Session 140, Session 141 and Session 142.

Current rates per officer:

$3757.20 Tuition and Meals 
$5617.20 Tuition, lodging and meals 


Upcoming Sessions

Session 143

Session 143 4 Spaces
Application Due Friday, October 16, 2020
Power Test Tuesday, October 27, 2020
Starting Date Thursday, November 19, 2020
Graduation Date Friday, March 12, 2021

Contact Information

Office: 618-222-5396
Fax: 618-236-1094
Address: 2500 Carlyle Ave. Belleville, IL 62221