Basic and Modular Academy
For more specific information, go to: http://www.cocoacademy.org/
The Basic Academy is a fully functional law enforcement training facility. As well as the main academy building in Pittsburg CA, the academy is comprised of a firing range, driving range, and off site “simulated ammunitions” enclosed dwellings.
The California Commission on Police Officer Standards and Training certifies the Basic Academy. It is required for those individuals seeking a position as a full time peace
The Basic Academy is a 26-week law
Once accepted into the Basic Academy, recruits are expected to perform at the
The academy recruits are required to participate in a rigorous physical fitness program
As well as mental and physical tests, the recruits will be expected to master the
At the end of the 26 weeks, provided the recruit has met all of the standards and passed all of the
The Basic Academy at the Contra Costa County Law Enforcement Training Center prides itself on being one of the finest academies in the state. By employing the finest
Cost: The cost of the Basic Police Academy is $4,385.00, which includes college registration, all associated training, material fees, and the Emergency Vehicle Operations Course. The cost of the Basic Modular Police Academy is $5,370.00 (Module III -
Bay Alarm Company will provide LETC Non-Affiliated Recruits (those not currently
Accreditation: Graduates earn college credit from Los Medanos College and receive P.O.S.T. certification.
Registration: To apply for the Basic Academy, students must complete and pass the P.O.S.T. certified reading and writing comprehension test. This test is offered free of charge. To make an appointment to take this test, call 925-427-8238 .
Location: The Basic Academy meets at the Law Enforcement Training Center at 340 Marina Boulevard, Pittsburg. Firearms, field tactics, and driver training are held at off campus sites.
Schedule may vary and location subject to change
For more information: on the Basic P.O.S.T. Academy call 925-427-8238
Upcoming Basic Academy Dates:
177th **In Progress
Orientation: Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Start date: Monday, Monday, January 26, 2015
Graduation: Friday, July 24, 2015
Orientation: Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Start date: Monday, May 18, 2015
Graduation: Friday, November 13, 2015
Orientation: Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Start date: Monday, September 21, 2015
Graduation: Friday, March 18, 2016
Orientation: Tuesday, December 22, 2015
Start date: Monday, January 11, 2016
Graduation: Friday, July 8, 2016
Orientation: Tuesday, April 12, 2016
Start date: Monday, May 2, 2016
Graduation: Friday, October 28, 2016
Upcoming Test Dates:
TBD(To Be Determined)
9:00 AM to 12:00PM
Law Enforcement Training Center
340 Marina Blvd.
Pittsburg CA, 94565
All tests begin at 9:00 a.m. sharp and are held at the Law Enforcement Training Center.
Test-takers must bring a valid photo I.D. (Driver's License, Military ID, etc.)
Please contact (925) 427-8238 to reserve a seat.
*Testing is for non-affiliated/un-sponsored recruits only (not a deputy sheriff