Law Enforcement 720 Academy

Law Enforcement 720 Academy

Training Notice


August 2, 2021 - December 3, 2021

Offered as a full-time program.


Course Description:

The Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement 720 Academy will provide students with the right skills to handle complex situations encountered as a Law Enforcement Officer at municipal, county, or state government levels.

To become eligible to work as an officer in the State of Wisconsin, the student must have basic policing skills. The Wisconsin Department of Justice’s (WisDOJ) Law Enforcement Standards Board has established criteria. Admission is restricted to those who qualify under WisDOJ administrative rules. Upon completing the Academy, the student becomes certifiable for a period of three years from the date of completion. This makes the student eligible for formal certification as a Basic Law Enforcement Officer upon hiring by a law enforcement agency.

Candidates for the Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement 720 Academy must undergo criminal history and traffic record checks and may be required to submit fingerprints and do drug screening. All non-sponsored candidates must participate in a personal screening interview and all candidates must pass a physical readiness test for entrance. See for additional information from the Law Enforcement Standards Board.

Instructors:  Adjunct


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-Rice Lake

Conference Center
1900 College Drive
Rice Lake, WI  54868

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Contact Information

Jennifer Ruid

800.243.9482, ext. 5488

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Program Fee: $5000.00


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