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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 15 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

Lt. Michael Allelo, ALETA Coordinator



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 2019 Academy Schedule
Pre_Academy Physical Training Recommendations

Agency Registration Packet

MOU between ALETA and Agency  

Academy Doctor Referral Form

Academy Uniform Cost Form  

Academy -013 Student handbook

LA POST Form PC-562a   

Frequently Asked Questions About ALETA