Part Time Academy - Southwestern Illinois College

The part-time academy is for officers who have been hired as a part-time employee of an Illinois Police agency.  If you have not been hired as a part-time employee of an Illinois Police agency, please see the Intern information.  The part-time academy is primarily a web-based course, but meets approximately every other Saturday and Sunday for nine months, in order to facilitate certain practical training that cannot be conducted on-line.  Attendance at the Saturday and Sunday sessions are required.

To attend the Southwestern Illinois Part Time Police Academy, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Be hired as a part-time employee of an Illinois Police agency.
  • Call the Academy office at (618) 222-5396 and make a reservation for the next part-time academy session.
  • Accurately complete a Southwestern Illinois Police Academy Application.
    • Application will be available 60 days prior to the start of the session.
  • Successfully complete the P.O.W.E.R. Test on site.
  • APPLICATIONS WILL BE RELEASED 60 BEFORE START DATE

Upcoming Part Time Sessions 

Part Time Session 32

Application Deadline Friday, August 6, 2021
Start Date  Saturday, August 28, 2021
Ending Date  Saturday, July 09, 2022

Part Time Session 33

Application Deadline Friday, August 5, 2022
Start Date Saturday, August 27, 2022
Graduation Date  Saturday, July 8, 2023

Program Cost

Tuition $2000.00

All tuition and fees set by the ILETSB are subject to change.

Contact information:

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