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Law Enforcement Basic Jail Academy

Law Enforcement Basic Jail Academy
Law Enforcement Basic Jail Academy
Certificate
0 Credits
Central Campus (Janesville)

Flexible Learning Options

Numerous classes in this program are offered in one or more of these formats. Learn more.

What You’ll Learn

The Basic Jail Academy at Blackhawk Technical College prepares you for an entry-level position as a correctional officer within the county jails. The four-week (160-hour) academy meets Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The Department of Justice requires recruits to attend 100% of the training unless excused by the academy director. Excused absences are extremely limited and will only be granted under certain circumstances. After completion, recruits are eligible for certification with the Wisconsin Department of Justice, Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board.

Estimated Program Costs & Potential Earnings

Average Wage

$42,286

*based on EMSI Occupational Employment Statistics

Potential Careers

Correctional Officer


Career Pathway

Previous education and work experience could qualify for Credit for Prior Learning saving you time and money. Find out more about what may apply to this program.
Law Enforcement Basic Jail Academy
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