Basic Jail Officer Academy

Basic Jail Officer Academy

Training Notice

September 7 - November 2, 2022

Course number: 62729
Catalog number: 30504316 

Classes are every Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday.


Course Description:

This 200 hour course is the basic training program mandated by the Wisconsin Department of Justice, Law Enforcement Standards Board and is designed to train officers in the day-to-day operations of a jail facility. The training is also designed as a review for jail officers certified in the State of Wisconsin. Jail officers participating in this course will receive training that refreshes the training that was received during their recruit / basic training. They will also receive training in areas that enhance their ability to perform their duties as a jail officer. Training provided will often include, but not be limited to, the following topics: Principles of Subject Control, Legal update, legal issues, investigations, communication skills, stress management, inmate management, health and safety issues, general jail management, professional communication. Additional testing time will also be included.

Northwood Tech Adjunct Instructors

Class size:
Class size will be limited to first 16 registered.

Important - please note: 
By enrolling in classes, you agree to be responsible for the payment of related tuition and fees according to the college payment policy. Should you choose not to attend a class, you will need to drop it prior to the day it begins to avoid any charges. Any drops that occur on or after the first day of class will result in tuition charges to your account. Failure to pay your tuition bill can result is suspension of registration and records access, collection agency action and additional collection fees added to your balance.

Northwood Tech is an equal opportunity employer/educator functioning under the affirmative action plan. Northwood Technical College District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or other applicable legislated categories, in its services, employment programs, and/or its educational programs and activities, including but not limited to admissions, treatment, and access. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies: Amanda Gohde, Director, Human Resources, Equal Opportunity/Access & Affirmative Action Officer, Administrative Office, 505 Pine Ridge Drive, Shell Lake WI 54871, 715.468.2815 ext. 2240, TTY 711, Email Amanda Gohde. Program information or assistance regarding requests for reasonable accommodation under the Americans With Disabilities Act can be obtained from the College Affirmative Action Office.

Northwood Tech-New Richmond

Conference Center
1019 S. Knowles Avenue
New Richmond, WI  54017

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Contact Information

Jennifer Ruid

800.243.9482, ext. 5488

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Course Fee: $940.00


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