The Blount County Sheriff's Office Basic Regional Law Enforcement Academy began in September 2007. The POST-approved 12-week academy instructs recruits in:
Basic Police Tactics
Emergency Vehicle Operations
Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC)
Traffic Accident Reconstruction
Law Enforcement Stress
Criminal & Constitutional Law
Other Related Law Enforcement Topics
The Blount County Sheriff's Office is accepting applications for a 12-week "Basic Regional Law Enforcement Training Academy" approved by the Peace Officer Standards and Training Commission for Tennessee. The Blount County Sheriff's Office Regional Law Enforcement Training Academy cannot accept private pay, all recruits must be sponsored by a law enforcement agency.
Blount County Sheriff’s Office
Attention Training Unit
940 East Lamar Alexander Parkway
Maryville, TN 37804
All questions about the Regional Law Enforcement Training Academy should be directed to Deputy Paige Craig, 865-273-5122/ firstname.lastname@example.org
Cost $3,000 Per Applicant
Tuition + Meal plan available for recruits staying in the dormitory ($3,350.00)
Online Applications Due by Orientation!
Orientation Wednesday, January 3, 2024, at 9 AM
Academy Starts: Monday, January 15, 2023
Graduation Date: Friday, April 5, 2024@ 10 AM
The January 2024 Academy class is currently full. Please email Paige Craig at email@example.com to be added to the waiting list.
The Recruit application for those whose slot has been confirmed can be accessed at bcso.info/028recruit