Criminal Justice – Law Enforcement 720 Academy

Criminal Justice – Law Enforcement 720 Academy

Become a police officer through comprehensive training at Gateway’s respected Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement 720 Academy. This 720-hour program provides a solid foundation for your law enforcement career, offering cutting-edge training in defense tactics, emergency vehicle operations, criminal investigations and more. Upon graduation, you’ll be prepared to begin a rewarding career keeping your community safe. *Upcoming Academy start date: 8/7/23.

  • Experience state-of-the-art training in the Kenall Protective Services Center through a CSI Lab/Blood Spatter room, EVOC track, Multiple Interactive Learning Objectives (MILO) training system, training mats, jail cells, firearms range and simulation lab. 
  • Gain the essential police skills that prepare you for your future career, including first aid/CPR, firearms, defense and arrest tactics, criminal and traffic law, community policing and more. 
  • Become a police officer. Upon Standards Board approval, successful completion of the Academy and employment, you will be ready to begin an exciting career in law enforcement. 
  • Become a hero in your community as a police officer. This challenging but rewarding career offers great pay as you serve and protect your community. Check out some employment opportunities for police officers here.

*The last day to submit an application and all supplemental items to be considered for the Fall 2023 academy (beginning August 7, 2023) is June 7, 2023.

Program Credits



Kenosha Campus

Financial Aid Eligible


Estimated Program Cost

Tuition & Fees: $5,053
Books & Supplies: $1,609

Start Dates

Spring, Summer, Fall

Salary Outlook