How long do you spend in police academy?

Frequently Asked Questions HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO BECOME POLICE OFFICER ?

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DURATION IN POLICE ACADEMY 

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CALIFORNIA26 WEEKSAs per standards of California P.O.S.T
FLORIDA6 MONTHS8 am to 5 pm, Monday to Friday
NEW YORK6 MONTHSNew York City Police Academy
ILLINOIS480 HOURSIllinois Law Enforcement Training and Standard Board : SLEA
PENNSYLVANIA22 WEEKS7am to 5pm, Monday to Friday
NEW JERSEY24 WEEKSSea Girt, New jersey State Police Academy
GEORGIA11 WEEKSEntry Level Law Enforcement Officer