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700 Hour Basic Peace Officer Academy – Poplar Bluff, MO – Aug 2020

August 25, 2020 @ 6:00 pm10:00 pm

The Missouri Sheriffs’ Association will hold a part-time 700 hour class in Poplar Bluff, MO starting August 25, 2020 and running through June of 2021. Classes will meet Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6:00 p.m. – 10:00p.m.; every Saturday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and some Sunday sessions.

Applications will be accepted for this class between April 15th, 2020 to July 15th, 2020

Course Cost
Tuition – $5,000
($4,000 if sponsored & paid for by a Sheriff’s Office)
Processing Fee – $275
Background Check – $41.75

The MSA 700-Hour Basic Peace Officer Academy exceeds the State of Missouri’s minimum basic training requirements for peace officer licensing.

Graduate with
 A Class “A” Peace Officer License
 HFRG Defense Tactics Certification
 TASER Certification
 OC/Pepper Spray Certification
 First Responder Certification
 NHTSA SFST Certification
 Court Security Training
 Less Lethal Munitions Certification
 120 Hour Jail Officer Training

Tuition options
 Payment In Full
 Montgomery GI Bill
 FASFA Financial Aid through MSU – West Plains. Contact Rachel Peterson at 417-255-7978
 Monthly Payment Plan
 ETPS/WIOA Program

Gina Kauffman 573.635.9644 ext. 105


Download Course Flyer Here


Learn More and Download an Application Here


August 25, 2020
6:00 pm–10:00 pm
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Who Should Attend:
Individuals who are interested in a career in law enforcement
Registration Deadline:
July 15th, 2020


Butler County Justice Center
200 Phillip Kearbey Blvd.
Poplar Bluff, MO 63901 United States
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