SANTA FE-The Department of Public Safety’s Law Enforcement Academy (LEA) is gearing up for 48 cadets from around the state for Basic Police Officer Training Class #186. Classes start with orientation at the Law Enforcement Academy at 11 a.m., Sunday, July 28th, at the Department of Public Safety Headquarters, 4491 Cerrillos Road, Santa Fe.
These cadets will undergo a twenty week program in the basics of law enforcement, studying everything from the law to emergency vehicle operation to firearms training. At the end of the twenty weeks the cadets will take the Law Enforcement Certification Exam in order to obtain their certification as a law enforcement officer.
Santa Fe Police Department is sending the most to this class with seven cadets attending the Academy. Some of the other agencies being represented in this class are Farmington, Alamagordo DPS , Edgewood and Isleta Pueblo Police Department.
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