The JPSO Training Academy offers three types of POST training:
•Basic Corrections POST
The curriculum of a POST class includes the following:
•Orientation to Criminal Justice
•Domestic & Family Matters
A Full or Corrections POST certificate entitles an officer to receive additional pay via the Louisiana Deputy Sheriff’s Supplemental Pay Program. This program provides additional pay in the amount of $600/month.
The Training Academy holds day or night classes several times each year. We will post upcoming academies on our “This Month In the Shield” section of our website as they are scheduled.
The Academy is located at 1801 Westbank Expressway, Harvey, LA 70058. Hours are generally 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, except when classes are being held. For information regarding the JPSO Training Academy, please call 504-363-5770.