How old do I have to be to enter the academy?
How can I guarantee a seat in the next academy?
How do I get commissioned?
When will I be notified if I am accepted into the academy?
When and what is the orientation meeting?
What if I fail the physical assessment?
Male Fitness Standards
Female Fitness Standards
Is the academy difficult to pass?
I have never shot a gun before, should I go out and start practicing?
I have been convicted of a felony but have had my record expunged or sealed, can I still get in?
I was charged with Domestic Violence but the charge was reduced to disorderly conduct, can I still get in?
What are the hours of the Peace Officer academy?
NC State will have two options for cadets beginning Fall 2021 — part-time and full-time academies.
The part-time academy will only be available as a night academy. It will run Monday thru Thursday from 6pm to 10pm and Saturdays from 8am-5pm. Two full weekends are required, 1 weekend will be for the Driving Skills and 1 weekend will be for Field Sobriety Testing (live drinkers). The part-time academy will start the third week in August and graduate the first week in May.
A new, full-time day academy will be available Monday thru Friday from 8am to 5pm. Two full weekends are also required to complete the day academy, 1 weekend will be for the Driving skills and 1 weekend will be for Field Sobriety Testing (live drinkers). The full-time Day academy will start the fourth week of August and graduate the third week in January.
Please submit the Police Academy Interest Form and include which academy you are interested in attending.