Lansing Community College
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Train for a career in law enforcement and keep your community safe with the Mid-Michigan Police Academy at Lansing Community College. The 17-week program will provide students with more than 700 hours of training designed for basic law enforcement skills. The curriculum will cover such topics as Firearms, Emergency Vehicle Operations, Police Tactics, Traffic Crash Investigations, C.S.I., Defensive Tactics, Criminal Justice, Traffic Enforcement, First Aid and CPR.

After successful completion of the academy, and licensing exam, a recruit becomes eligible to become licensed as a police officer through the Michigan Commission of Law Enforcement Standards (MCOLES). MCOLES establishes the requirements for admission to all of the state’s regional academies. The entrance requirements and eligibility for the Mid-Michigan Police Academy at Lansing Community College can be located on the MCOLES website.

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    Apply to LCC

    Complete the admissions application to become an official LCC student. Once you click "apply" on any LCC webpage, you will be asked to create an admissions login and to select an admission type. To complete the application, you will need to know you SSN, email address and address of residence.

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    Complete Police Academy Application

    Once you have a completed the college's general application, you may apply to the Police Academy.

    *Only pre-service applicants are required to fill out the Academy Application. Pre-service applicants please review this document before applying:  Police Academy Agency List

    To get started with a new application, or to access an existing/saved Police Academy application, please click the link below.

    The deadline to submit applications is July 14, 1600 for the 112th Mid-Michigan Police Academy. Mandatory Police Academy orientation is August 14, 2023 0800. Classes begin August 15, 2023 0800. Graduation for the Academy is scheduled for Friday, December 8, 2023.

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    *Please note: If you would like to be placed on a waitlist, please contact Aileen Hagerty, 517-483-9608 or


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Did You Know?

The 17-week Mid-Michigan Police Academy, offered in the fall and spring each year, provides students with more than 700 hours of training, far surpassing the state mandated 594 hours.

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Contact Us

LCC Public Service Careers
5708 Cornerstone Dr.
Lansing, MI 48917
LCC West Campus, Room M127

Andy Lindeman, Police Academy Coordinator

For LCC general admissions assistance, contact the Admissions Office.