The Oakland Police Academy is
recognized as a leading police training facility in the State of Michigan.
Established on March 6, 1967 the Oakland Police Academy has consistently
graduating high achievers over it’s more than 40 year history. These
outcomes are due in large part to the exceptional quality of the instruction
provided to the cadet or student by the police academy’s dedicated and
experienced training staff; as well as access to the
CREST site, a virtual live lab
setting, which is one the premier training facilities in the country.
on Oakland Community College’s
Auburn Hills Campus; the Oakland Police Academy instruction is conducted
in comfortable, climate controlled classrooms utilizing the latest in
instructional presentation technology, including video conferencing and
wireless internet capabilities. For questions and registration,
Gayle Zirwes, Basic Police Training, at 248-232-4222 or
Advanced Police Training, at 248-232-4220.
The next open session of the Basic Police Academy will be from February 24,
2016 through June 17, 2016. There is a required application and
orientation process for this program that must be attended prior to
enrollment in a training session; and prospective cadets must have proof of
passing the MCOLES physical fitness test in order to attend the orientation. The next orientation will be held on
November 9, 2015 at 9:00am in
Building J, Room 110 of the Auburn Hills Campus. For questions and
registration, please contact
TRAINING & INFORMATION BULLETIN E-MAIL DISTRIBUTION
If you are interested in receiving Training and Information Bulletins for
upcoming Police, Fire, EMS or Dispatch classes please send an
e-mail request to
CREST and indicate your name, agency
and which section(s) you would like to receive. Please note that you can
elect to receive more than one section (Police, Fire, EMS and Dispatch), the
Training and Information Bulletin will only be sent to agency or governmental
e-mail addresses and this e-mail distribution list is not shared or sold.