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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 Students for Spring 2015

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG, MO (Sept. 12, 2014) – Enrollment for the spring 2015 class is underway at the Central Missouri Police Academy at the University of Central Missouri.

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 spring course convenes Jan. 12 at the academy located at 200 Ming Street, Warrensburg, and ends May 15, 2015.

Applicants not only will need to be accepted by the CMPA, but also will be required to be admitted to the University of Central Missouri for the spring semester. Applicants need to complete and submit the CMPA qualification form online as the first step in the application process.

The Central Missouri Police Academy, 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.

For more information, contact the CMPA at 200 Ming Street, Warrensburg, Mo., 64093, 660-543-4090, or toll-free 800-801-3588.