Basic Deputy Sheriff's Academy

Course Description:

Session 46

February 6, 2017


  • Alabama Jail Association Jail Management Certification (includes: Draeger certification)
  • Extended Court Services, 
    Court security,
    civil process,
    arrest warrants,
    family court,
    fugitive warrants,
    securing warrants,
    receiving warrants,
    daily routine,
    arrests and voting/elections
  • Forensic Sciences
  • Specialized Legal Issues (includes law updates)
  • Radar (certification)
  • Taser and Chemical Weapons Certification

Point of Contact:
Ronnie Lay
Cost and Details:

The cost of the academy is $1,750.00 and will include meals, uniforms, physical fitness clothing and day to day supplies (notebooks, handouts, pens, etc.) 

(Each agency  is responsible to supply ammunition for firearms training. )

We now offer military (each person has a bedroom, but shares kitchen and bath facilities with 2 others) barrack style housing.  The cost is $15 per person per day, housing is optional

Below is a list of the local hotels that offer Government Rates:


Best Western Plus Hotel               (Sharon Pair)                      This hotel is located off I-65, Exit 271 in Gardendale.

843 Thompson Street                                                     It is 5 minutes from the academy.  This rate includes

Gardendale, AL  35071                                                   an extended continental breakfast.

Single/Double Occupancy $61.00/night

(205) 631-1181

LaQuinta Inn (Denise Cleveland)                                               This hotel is located off I-65, Exit 267, in Fultondale.

1207 Boots Boulevard                                                    It is 5 minutes from the academy.

Fultondale, AL  35068                                                            

Single/Double Occupancy $69.00/night 

(800) 753-3757

Microtel Inn & Suites

850 Odum Road, Gardendale, AL 35071 US                          free continental breakfast
Phone:205-631-6320                                                              free Wi-Fi Internet access and Free local and Long distance calls
Fax: 205-631-6450                                                                   guest laundry facilities

Single/Double Occupancy $60.00/night                         It is 5 minutes from the academy

We will, of course, assist with pairing up agencies who have only one student, if it is possible.  Please make sure and contact us.    If you provide any of the hotels with your Tax Identification Number, you will not be charged tax.   You will need to discuss payment with the hotel of your choice.

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