SANTA FE- The New Mexico Law Enforcement Academy Board today, unanimously approved the adoption of a sixteen week academy for Basic Police Officer Training. The curriculum is currently twenty-two weeks.
The new academy will feature more dynamic training and less redundancy to create a more fluid learning environment for the cadets. This will help agencies around the state get its officers trained and on the street in a more efficient manner.
The Board also observed a moment of silence for the victims and first responders of 9-11. Former Albuquerque Police Chief Ray Schultz was also honored for his service to the board as Department of Public Safety Cabinet Secretary Gorden Eden read a letter from Governor Susana Martinez praising Schultz’s time served on the board.
The Department of Public Safety Law Enforcement Academy continues to offer the premier law enforcement training in the state.
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