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 Jail Academy

​Course Information:

This 160-hour Department of Justice course presents the learner with the necessary training to become certified as a jail officer in the state of Wisconsin. The cost of the class is $685 for sponsored students.

Our Next Offering:

August 3 - 28, 2015

Application Deadline for self-sponsored students is July 20, 2015

This class will run Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Are you a self-sponsored applicant?

What are the requirements to apply?

  • High school graduate or equivalent

  • 18 years of age

Self-sponsored applicants need to download the Jail Academy application packet on the right side of this page, and return all application materials as indicated in the packet.  

Are you a sponsored applicant?

All sponsored students must have their agency representative contact Kysa Walter via email to request a spot in the class.


For other inquiries contact Kysa Walter at 1-800-422-6982 ext. 2627 or