Police Training Academy

April 2019 Police Academy Graduation

Police Officers Standards and Training Commission (APOST)

The Police Officers Standards and Training Commission (APOSTC), through the Alabama Criminal Justice Training Center in Selma, AL, provides basic police training. The 520-hour training program integrates the following subjects:

  • Concerns for Officer Safety
  • Ethical Decision-Making
  • Constitutional Issues
  • Human Relations
  • Apprehension of Criminal Offenders
  • Community Policing/Problem Solving Concepts
  • Physical Wellness and Fitness

Contact Us

For more information, please contact Lt. Nic McRae at 256-464-8433 or Sgt. Chris Townsend at 256-774-4406.