The cost: is $1,500.00 per student. This cost includes training materials and instructor costs. You will have to provide ammunition for firearms training & qualification.
1000 rounds of handgun ammunition, 20 rounds of shotgun 00 buckshot (9 pellet), 20 shotgun slugs, 60 rounds of .223 or 5.56 rifle rounds.
December 30, 2011
Dear Sheriff Sheriff’s/Chiefs:
This letter is to inform you of a change in our academy that has occurred due to circumstances beyond our control.
Due to the fact that the nursing home facility we were utilizing as dormitory facilities is being sold, we were informed that we could no longer use their facilities effective December 31, 2011. As a result we have contacted all of the local hotels and the following two options are available:
Best Western Plus Hotel (Sharon Pair) This hotel is located off I-65, Exit 271 in Gardendale.
843 Thompson Street
Gardendale, AL 35071
It is 5 minutes from the academy. This rate includes an extended continental breakfast.
Single/Double Occupancy $61.00/night
LaQuinta (Denise Cleveland)
his hotel is located off I-65, Exit 267, in Fultondale. It is 5 minutes from the academy.
1207 Boots Boulevard Fultondale,AL 35068
Single/Double Occupancy $69.00/night
Microtel Inn & Suites
850 Odum Road, Gardendale, AL 35071
fee Wi-Fi Internet access and Free local and Long distance calls
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.
Classes will be held two weekends per month, Saturday and Sunday from 8:00 A.M. until 5:00 P.M. tentatively. The APOSTC Physical Ability/Agility Test will be administered on the first day. If a candidate is unsuccessful, the test will be re-administered within seventy-two hours.
If you would like to have your candidate go through the Physical Ability/Agility Testing course prior to the start date, please contact us immediately to arrange this.