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Police Academy

Michigan’s Law Enforcement Training Leader. If you want a head start, come to Macomb!

Since 1971, the Macomb Police Academy has provided basic police training to over 3,500 Michigan police officers. Currently, over 220 Michigan law enforcement agencies have hired Macomb Police Academy graduates.

The Macomb Police Academy provides 18 weeks of MCOLES (Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards) approved basic police training. Highly qualified subject matter experts supply Macomb cadets with instruction that exceeds MCOLES mandates. Macomb cadets have access to the latest law enforcement technology and equipment, including fully equipped late-model training vehicles, firearms, related firearm accessories, radios, and body armor. In addition, the Macomb Police Academy offers academic support and job placement assistance to all cadets.

Two academy sessions are scheduled each year: one in the fall and one in the spring.

The Macomb Police Academy is located in a state-of-the-art training facility on the East Campus of Macomb Community College, 21901 Dunham Road, Clinton Township MI 48036.

If you are interested in attending the Macomb Police Academy, or would like further information regarding a career in law enforcement, call 586.498.4050. An Academy brochure, application, and MCOLES test dates are available upon request.

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Macomb Community College
East Campus
21901 Dunham Road,
Clinton Township, MI 48036

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