2017-2018 College Catalog 
    Jul 09, 2020  
2017-2018 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Military Police Academy, SC

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Minimum Credits: 7.5
Contact Hours: 17.5

This is a 7-week, Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards (MCOLES) approved regional police academy. This course is specifically designed to complete training for military personnel leaving the service. Students will complete Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards (MCOLES) and successfully pass a mastery exam administered by MCOLES. It will cover investigation, patrol procedures, detention and prosecution, police skills, traffic, tactical operation, EVO (emergency vehicle operation), defensive tactics/forced continuum, firearms and evidence collection. Prerequisite: must meet MCOLES Military Police requirements.


  • Conviction for some criminal offenses and any drug or substance related offense will render a candidate ineligible for entry into the Police Academy.
  • Felony convictions and misdemeanor convictions involving domestic violence or drug/alcohol related offenses will prohibit admission to the program.
  • There are abilities and requirements that a student must have/meet. A list of these abilities can be obtained from the MCOLES website. Based on history and physical examination findings, lacking one or more of these required abilities may prevent program admission.
  • A “C” or better is required to pass this course.

Students should seek additional information and/or advising from their academic advisor. For an appointment, please call (989) 275-5000, ext. 280.

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