Police Academy

Fast Facts

Grand Valley State University

Police Academy

~ Fast Facts ~


Established in 1974

 

Conducted on the Allendale campus

 

GVSU Police Academy graduates to date

1121

Instructional & support staff

(90% active / former law enforcement officers)

58

Length of program

16 weeks

Topic areas (blocks of instruction)

111

MCOLES minimum curriculum

592 hrs

GVSU enhanced curriculum (approx.)

76 hrs

GVSU academic credit hours earned

(CJ 415, 416, 417, 418, & 419)

15

Maximum class size

36

Average class size*

20

Academy completion average*

94%

Licensing exam (first time) pass rate*

94%

Employment within 1 year of graduation*

 

60%

 

 

*averages based on 2009 – 2010 academy class data.


For more information visit our website

or contact us at:

www.gvsu.edu/cj/policeacademy

School of Criminal Justice

289-C DeVos Center

401 W. Fulton

Grand Rapids, MI 49504

(616) 331-7130

4/2011

 

Page last modified March 13, 2014