Program Description

The College of Western Idaho (CWI) Law Enforcement program is designed to prepare graduates for employment in law enforcement and detention settings. Students in this program have the opportunity to complete an Intermediate Technical Certificate or an Associate of Applied Science degree in Law Enforcement. The College of Western Idaho Law Enforcement program includes an Idaho Peace Officers Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) Council approved Basic Patrol Academy. Successful students will complete all Idaho P.O.S.T. requirements for physical fitness, marksmanship/firearms qualification, and P.O.S.T. written certification examinations.

The CWI Law Enforcement program requires a separate application and is competitive. Based on Idaho P.O.S.T. standards, applicants must pass a selection process that includes a criminal background check and a driver history check. Applicants will be required to pass a polygraph examination prior to being accepted.

Related Degrees and Certificates

 *All requirements for this degree or certificate may be completed fully online.