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 

Session 31

  • Part-time applications due Friday, August 28, 2020
  • Power Test and Orientation Saturday, September 12, 2020
  • Ending Date Saturday, June 26, 2021

Part Time Session 31

Application Deadline Friday, July 23, 2020
Start Date  Saturday, September 12, 2020
End Date Saturday June 26, 2021

Part Time Session 32

Application Deadline Friday, July 23, 2021
Start Date  Saturday, August 14, 2021
Ending Date  Saturday, June 2022

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