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Iowa Law Enforcement Academy serves as the primary training ground for law officers in the State of Iowa. All certified officers in Iowa must attend an ILEA-certified academy. Other than ILEA, based north of Des Moines at Camp Dodge, officers may be certified from the Des Moines Police Academy, Cedar Rapids Police Academy or a special courses put on at community colleges for criminal justice degree holders.
ILEA hosts basic certification classes for local police and fire officers, county sheriffs and conservation officers, state university and DOT officers, in addition to multiple on-going training topics.
The State of Iowa Dept. of Public Safety holds its own police recruit classes at ILEA seperate from other state, county and local officer classes.
Instructors include a cadre of permanent ILEA staff supplemented by instructor officers throughout the state.
All peace officer credentials are examined by the ILEA Board. Certifications can be revoked by the same board.
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