Law Enforcement Academy

As a Deputy Sheriff Law Enforcement Cadet, you will attend an intensive training program, that will last approximately 16-weeks with the Nebraska Law Enforcement Training Center; tuition and other fees are paid by the Platte County Sheriff's Department.


Law Enforcement Academy classes are typically held Monday through Friday, 0800 to 1700. Classes may require some nights.

Academy Location

The Nebraska Law Enforcement Center is located at 3600 N Academy Rd, Grand Island, NE


As a Law Enforcement Academy Cadet you will receive the starting salary in effect at that time. You will also receive benefits.


The Nebraska Law Enforcement Training Center is a live-in academy and therefore housing and meals are provided.

2610 14th St.

Columbus, NE  68601