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Basic Officer Class

The following is a REVISED tentative schedule of future Basic Police Training Classes and the deadline for the paperwork to be submitted.

Please note these dates are for planning purposes only and are subject to change.
Basic Class# Date of Class Paperwork Deadline
181st January 6 - April 24, 2020 November 22, 2019
182nd April 13 - July 31, 2020 February 28, 2020
183rd July 13 - October 30, 2020 May 29, 2020
184th August 31 - December 18, 2020 July 17, 2020

2020 Recertifcation / Equivalent Course

September 14 - October 2, 2020

Application/Paperwork Deadline

August 1, 2020


The following items must be completed, and submitted for acceptance into the training program:
  1. Application for Admission to Basic Police Training School.
  2. Medical History Statement and Medical Examination Report. (Included Application Above)
  3. One Federal Bureau of Investigation, Applicant Fingerprint cards (FD-258);
  4. Sticker WVSP 39F (Release of Information) signed and attached to the back of one fingerprint card
  5. Lab test results; Blood Chemistry (chem 20 or equivalent), Complete Blood Count(CBC), Urinalysis, Tuberculosis (Mantoux), Electrocardiogram (ECG - resting), Drug Screening DOH -5 or 8-10 Panel.

The fingerprint cards for admission to a Basic Class may be obtained from:

Michelle Watson
West Virginia State Police Academy
135 Academy Drive
Dunbar, West Virginia 25064