The Blount County Sheriff's Office Basic Regional Law Enforcement Academy began in September 2007. The POST approved 11 week academy academy instructs recruits in:
Basic Police Tactics
Emergency Vehicle Operations
Other Law Enforcement Related Courses
Traffic Accident Reconstruction
The Blount County Sheriff's Office is currently accepting applications for a 12 week "Basic Regional Law Enforcement Training Academy" approved by the Peace Officer Standards and Training Commission for Tennessee. Completed Applications (PDF) can be mailed to the following address:
Blount County Sheriff's Office
Regional Law Enforcement Training Academy
c/o Jennifer Harrington
940 E Lamar Alexander Parkway
Maryville, TN 37804
All questions about the Regional Law Enforcement Training Academy should be directed to Jennifer Harrington, or call 865-273-5000.
Cost $2,500 Per Applicant + $310.00 for Meal Plan.