Police Academy (FAQ)

Where is the Police Academy located?
The police academy is located on Macon road in Columbus, Georgia.
Mon, 14 May, 2018 at 9:55 AM
How long is the Police Academy?
The Police Academy is eleven weeks from start to finish.
Mon, 14 May, 2018 at 9:55 AM
Do I receive full salary and benefits while attending the Police Academy?
Yes, you will receive full salary and benefits while attending the Police Academy.
Mon, 14 May, 2018 at 10:13 AM
How many Police Academy classes are held each year?
The West Georgia Police Academy has four academy classes per year.
Mon, 14 May, 2018 at 10:51 AM
Will I stay in a dorm environment while attending the Police Academy?
No, you will return home at the end of each day. 
Mon, 14 May, 2018 at 10:53 AM
What happens after I complete the Police Academy?
After completing the Police Academy, an applicant is now a certified Police Officer in the State of Georgia. After graduation, new officers will return to t...
Mon, 14 May, 2018 at 11:09 AM