Basic Police Academy Registration Info/Checklist
APPLYING FOR VA BENEFITS? Click here for detailed instructions. FAFSA, see bottom of page
Agency recruits, see bottom of page.
Self-Sponsored, complete the registration steps below.
Prerequisites for this class are:
Passing scores from another agency may be accepted if they fulfill the prerequisite criteria as stated above and if dated within one year of the start date of this class. Submit for Academy Director approval via email.
Once you have passing scores from both exams, contact our main office for registration instructions, including how to pay the course deposit. Note that all course fees must be paid in full at least two weeks prior to the first day of class.
Submit the following original documents before the first day of class (adhere to time specifications):
Every recruit (including agency recruits bringing their own personal firearms) must submit proof of ownership for their firearm. Agency recruits supplied with agency firearms are exempt.
If you have recently purchased a new firearm, bring in your receipt of ownership. Otherwise, submit the appropriate form below to DOJ, along with the accompanying fees, and email a copy of the form to our office.
PT fittings can be completed at the San Jose office without an appointment Monday-Friday, 8:00am-4:30pm.
Fees for additional gear or materials must be paid in full at least two weeks prior to start date of class.
Registration and transcripts for this class will be processed through Monterey Peninsula College (school code: 001202). To lower your overall class fees, visit the MPC financial aid page to explore options which may be available.
Please be advised that MPC registers this 22-unit course as two 11-unit courses over two semesters. As such, you will need to register for and take an additional 1-unit course in order to qualify for and obtain financial aid in each semester. If applying for BOG Waiver only, please check as you may need to apply for two semester waivers.
If you plan to apply for any financial aid, including the BOG Waiver, please inform our front office staff as soon as possible. If you have further questions, please contact our main office.
Your Training Manager should contact our main office for registration procedures. You will need to come into our office to try on PT gear. Please be sure to make an appointment if visiting a location other than our main office.