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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
173rd January 8 -April 27, 2018 November 24, 2017
174th April 2 - July 20, 2018 February 16, 2018
175th June 11 - September 28, 2018 April 27, 2018
176th August 27 - December 14, 2018 July 13, 2018

2018 Recertifcation / Equivalent Course

September 10 - September 28, 2018


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