Iowa Budget Report, Law Enforcement Academy Budgets, 2017

(2016) Iowa Budget Report, Law Enforcement Academy Budgets, 2017. Public Safety, Department of


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best basic, specialty, and supervisory training to Iowa peace officers, jailers, and telecommunicators. This training includes instructor certification in several areas such as firearms, defensive tactics, driving, and jail training. The training is conducted both at the Academy located on Camp Dodge in Johnston as well as across the State of Iowa. More than 3,519 law enforcement personnel were trained in fiscal year 2014. The Academy is the sole regulator of law enforcement, jailer, and telecommunicator training in Iowa. The Academy oversees Level I regional basic training academies at the Des Moines Police Department, the Cedar Rapids Police Department, and the Department of Public Safety, plus two Level II short program basic training academies at Hawkeye Community College and Western Iowa Technical Community College. The staff psychologist conducts psychological and cognitive testing for those people being hired in all law enforcement agencies and for those being considered for promotion in the Sheriffs' Offices. The Academy sets the standards for continuing education requirements for law enforcement personnel as well as the standards for hiring and training of Iowa reserve peace officers. The Academy is responsible for certifying all peace officers in the state of Iowa and for de-certifying those officers who violate established standards of behavior for Iowa peace officers.

Item Type: Departmental Report
Keywords: Budget, Iowa Budget Report, Detailed Report
Subjects: State government
State government > State finance
ID Code: 24214
Deposited By: Margaret Barr
Deposited On: 16 May 2017 19:29
Last Modified: 16 May 2017 19:29