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BCSO Regional Training Academy
415 Tijeras NW, 4th Floor
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87102
Hours: 8:00 A.M - 5:00 P.M Monday-Friday

For more information, contact us today!
Phone: (505) 804-0004
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Next class begins: February 2020
Application deadline: January 20, 2020
Times: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Lead by our recruiting unit (Deputy Anton Maltby) and lead background investigator (Rodney Gilliam), our sixteen (16) week citizen academy gives the community a glimpse into the mechanics of the largest county law enforcement agency in the state. Classes are scheduled every Tuesday evening from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm..


  • Applicant must be at least 18 years of age
  • Applicant cannot have any felony convictions
  • Applicant cannot have any misdemeanor or D.W.I arrests within the past 3 years
  • Applicant must pass a background check
  • Applicant must complete a Citizen Police Academy applicant and signed waiver of liability form
  • Applicant needs to be available to attend the one night a week, 3 hour block of training for the 16 week program

    Learn About

  • Officer Selection and Training
  • Laws of Arrest / Search & Seizure
  • The purpose of having Specialty Units (i.e. S.W.A.T., K-9, Narcotics, CSI and more)
  • Use of Force and Hands on Scenario Based Training

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  • 0745-0800 - Check in at BCSO Regional Training Academy(bring photo ID and $50.00 fee) 0800-0830 - Orientation (anyone arriving after orientation begins will NOT be allowed to test on that day) 830-1030 -NATIONAL POLICE OFFICER SELECTION TEST (NPOST) 1030-1100 - Grading and notification of applicant pass/fail 1100-1200 - Lunch (not provided) 1200-1400 - Physical fitness assessment REQUIRED ITEMS: 1.A state issued ID or military photo ID$50.00 cashier’s check or money order. (Fee waived for months of May & June 2020) 2.Business casual attire for written exam (morning)
    BCSO Regional Training Academy
    415 Tijeras Ave NW
    Albuquerque, NM
    6/13/2020 8:00 AM

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