Basic Class Schedule


West Virginia State Police Academy

2023 Training Schedule

​Applications are logged in by the date the completed packet is received.  Applicants will be invited to the first available Basic Class based on the order in which the completed application packet is received.

The West Virginia State Police Academy has no "backlog" or "waitlist" for officers to attend a Basic Class

​Course dates are subject to change dependant upon enrollment or public health crisis

191st Basic Class

January 16 - April 28

​192nd Basic Class

January 30 - May 12
​193rd Basic Class

June 5 - September 15
​​​194th Basic Class

August 7 - November 17


​2023 Recertification / Equivalent Course

March 13 - March 24


The following items must be completed, and submitted for acceptance into the training program:

Application for Admission to Basic Police Training School.

Medical History Statement and Medical Examination Report. (Included Application Above)

One Federal Bureau of Investigation, Applicant Fingerprint cards (FD-258);

Sticker WVSP 39F (Release of Information) signed and attached to the back of one fingerprint card

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