Washtenaw Community College Police Academy Spring 2019 session dates:

May 12- September 13, 2019

Applications accepted starting January 7th, 2019

For more information contact:

Sherry Rosier at 734-677-5024 or

Interim Director Tom Tanner at 734-677-5022

Entry Requirements

The Washtenaw Community College Police Academy is an open-door institution willing to give all eligible individuals a chance to become a certifiable police officer. The police academy is an adult education environment that requires significant self-discipline and adherence to a strict code of conduct.

In order to qualify for entry, applicants must:

  • Pass the Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards (MCOLES) for employment (check the MCOLES website for further information)
  • Pass both the MCOLES written and physical pre-enrollment tests
  • Pass the MCOLES drug testing standards (administered by the academy)

Applicants must also:

  • Be eligible to receive a degree upon completion of the academy or enter the academy with either a two-or four-year degree
  • Have a 2.0 GPA or better
  • Have a G.E.D. or high school diploma
  • Pass a medical physical examination
  • Pass a psychological examination
  • Pass a drug test
  • Pass a background check

WCC – MCOLES Reading and Writing Test Dates for 2019:

Saturday, January 12, 2019

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Saturday, February 9, 2019

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Saturday, March 9, 2019

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Saturday, April 13, 2019

Tuesday April 23, 2019

WCC – MCOLES Physical Fitness Test Dates for 2019:

Sunday, January 13, 2019

Sunday, February 3, 2019

Sunday, March 3, 2019

Sunday, April 7, 2019

For more information and instructions on registering for either of these tests, read the directions on the MCOLES website.