Law Enforcement Academy - June 24-June 28
The Wisconsin American Legion Law Enforcement Career Academy (WALLECA) is a program for current Juniors and Seniors in high school who are in good academic standing. The program provides a first-hand experience and insight into the operations of law enforcement agencies.
The program will offer physical fitness training coupled with classroom instruction and hands-on training. Topics of instruction include criminal law, constitutional law, patrol procedures, criminal investigation procedures, traffic crash investigation, evidence gathering techniques, arrest techniques, taking fingerprints, testifying in court, public speaking, leadership skills, report writing, interviewing techniques, crisis intervention, use of control and firearms training.
The 2019 program will run June 24-28, 2019. To submit your application, click on the application link on their website: https://wilegion.org/page/content/programs/wisconsin-american-legion-law-enforcement-career-academy between January 7, 2019 and February 26, 2019. Please note, the last question on the application is a 250 word or less essay on why you would like to attend, so please be prepared for the essay prior to clicking on the application link.