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University of Central Missouri
Administration 302
Warrensburg, MO 64093
Phone: 660-543-4640
Fax: 660-543-4943


Central Missouri Police Academy Accepting Enrollment

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG, MO (June 17, 2014) – Enrollment is underway at the Central Missouri Police Academy at the University of Central Missouri for Fall 2014 and Spring 2015 classes.

The 16-week course curriculum fulfills requirements for Missouri Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) certification and also provides 15 hours of undergraduate college credit. The fall course convenes Aug. 18, with completion scheduled for Dec. 18, 2014. The spring course begins Jan. 12 and ends May 15, 2015.

The Central Missouri Police Academy and Institute for Public Safety, a division of the Missouri Safety Center at the University of Central Missouri, is a basic law enforcement academy and full-service continuing education provider for those interested in pursuing or furthering a career in public safety, including law enforcement, fire, emergency medical services and homeland security personnel.

The CMPA is approved by the  Missouri POST Commission to provide the basic peace officer training. Formerly known as the National Police Institute, the CMPA is a 600-hour, basic academy.

The mission of the CMPA is to make its graduates competitive in the job market, provide experiential learning in a real world environment, and reduce the time to degree completion for students at a competitive cost.

Admission deadline for the Fall 2014 class is Aug. 11, 2014. Enrollment may be completed online at, or by contacting the CMPA at 200 Ming Street, Warrensburg, Mo., 64093, 660-543-4090, or toll-free 800-801-3588.