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Jail Academy Details

Group Jail Academy Graduates
Why enroll in Jail Officer Academy?

- Solid earning potential – $21.24 median hourly wage (Source: Emsi  - www.economicmodeling.com)
- Short program – only 2 classes (6 total credits) to earn your credential
- Flexible option – choose the part-time or full-time program
- Job satisfaction - serve your community by keeping residents safe
- Smart start to a degree – all credits transfer to the Criminal Justice Professional Studies associate degree

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.

Our Next Offerings:

Full-Time: January 2 - 29, 2019
Application Deadline: December 14, 2018
This class will run Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. for 4 weeks

Full-Time: May 27 - June 28, 2019
Application Deadline: May 1, 2019
This class will run Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. for 5 weeks

Full-Time: July 22 - August 23, 2019
Application Deadline: June 21, 2019
This class will run Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. for 5 weeks

Are you a self-sponsored applicant?

What are the requirements to apply?

  • High school graduate or equivalent

  • Criminal Background Check

  • Proof of United States Citizenship with original birth certificate or other document approved by the Department of Justice

  • 18 years of age

Self-sponsored applicants will receive the Jail Academy application packet upon request. Please return all application materials as indicated in the packet. Students in this track will earn six Associate Degree-level credits which will lead to completion of the Jail Academy Pathway Certificate. These six credits can also be transferred to the Criminal Justice - Professional Studies Associate Degree.
 

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.

Questions?

For other inquiries contact Kysa Walter at 1-800-422-6982 ext. 2627 or kysa.walter@nwtc.edu

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