Our mission is to provide the most up-to-date and modern training to the men and women of the Bossier Sheriff's Office as well as to the law enforcement community we proudly serve; to instill a sense of pride, knowledge, and self-confidence to all recruits attending the P.O.S.T. academy; and finally, to accomplish this with knowledgeable, caring and professional instructors providing an "Atmosphere of Excellence."  

A Message From Sheriff Whittington

Welcome to the North Louisiana Criminal Justice Academy, one of North Louisiana’s premier learning centers for law enforcement and emergency services personnel.

Since it first opened its doors in 2006, the North Louisiana Criminal Justice Academy has hosted seminars, workshops and regional training for all emergency services professionals throughout the nation. It is one of five regional north Louisiana P.O.S.T. -accredited Academies to offer Basic Law Enforcement Training and P.O.S.T. Refresher courses, for newly appointed and existing law enforcement personnel. The Academy jointly hosts classes with such respected agencies as the FBI, HIDTA, ROCIC, ROCTA and The Louisiana Office of Homeland Security, to name but a few.

The North Louisiana Criminal Justice Academy proudly partners with the Bossier Parish Community College, to ensure graduating recruits have the opportunity to obtain college credit for the courses they have completed while attending the P.O.S.T. Basic Law Enforcement Academy.

To view all upcoming training being held at the North Louisiana Criminal Justice Academy or to have a virtual tour of the Academy and all it provides, click on the links provided on this website.

We are proudly prepared to serve the law enforcement community and to provide “An Atmosphere of Excellence” in which to do so.