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The Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office operates the Acadiana Law Enforcement Training Academy (ALETA). ALETA trains law enforcement candidates from throughout Louisiana to become P.O.S.T. certified law enforcement officers. Academies are 12 weeks long and include physical training & conditioning along with classroom instruction.
Schedule of upcoming training can be viewed at LPSO Community Calendar
The Mission of the Academy is to prepare each cadet at the basic entry level to assume the duties as a Patrol Officer or Corrections Officer and provide the academic knowledge, skill sets, and physical abilities required to pass the Louisiana POST Council examination.
For additional information you may contact:
Kathryn D Rung, ALETA Administrative Assistant
In order to register to attend the Academy, you must complete the Registration Form and fax it to 337-236-5647. The Doctor’s form can be submitted any time prior to attending the academy or the first day of the Academy.
ALETA 2017 Academy Schedule
Agency Registration Form
MOU between ALETA and Agency
Academy Doctor Referral Form
Academy -013 Student handbook
LA POST Form PC-562a
Frequently Asked Questions About ALETA