Full Time Academy | Southwestern Illinois College

ACADEMY COVID19 RESPONSE

As a result of the “shelter-in-place” order the Southwestern Illinois College Police Academy has revised its policies in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Please see below list of classes and status:

Session 140             Recruits will continue online subjects

Session 141          Recruits will continue online subjects    

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 

Session 140

Ending Date April 17, 2020
Session 140 0 Spaces Left
Applications Due  December 9, 2019 
Power Test  December 17, 2019
Starting Date  January 8, 2020

Session 141

Session 141 Seats Available (2/10/20)  
Applications Due Friday, February 7, 2020
Power Test Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Start Date Thursday, March 5, 2020
Graduation Date Friday, June 12, 2020

Upcoming Sessions

Session 142

Session 142 38 Spaces
Applications Due

Monday, June 15, 2020

Power Test Wednesday, July 8, 2020
Starting Date Monday, July 27, 2020
Graduation Date  Friday, October 30, 2020

Session 143

Session 143 40 Spaces
Application Due Friday, October 16, 2020
Power Test Tuesday, November 3, 2020
Starting Date Thursday, November 19, 2020
Graduation Date Friday, March 12, 2020

Contact Information

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