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Female Police Officers add new perspectives to law enforcement which encourage high levels of honor, integrity, courage, and integrity. 
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UVU offers the only satellite academy of Utah Peace Officer Standards and Training in Utah county. Through two modules, Special Functions Officer (SFO) and Law Enforcement Officer (LEO) graduates will become certifiable as Utah Law Enforcement officers. 


Tuition, fees, uniforms, and ammunition costs total approximately $6,000 for both modules. Successful completion of the academy earns cadets 18 credits that can be used as electives towards a criminal justice bachelor's degree. The low cost and time commitment make the academy a valuable career investment.


Graduation from the academy qualifies graduates to be hired by any city, county, or state law enforcement agency in Utah.  Over 50 experienced professional instructors work with students to build the respect, knowledge, and discipline required in the law enforcement culture.

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"Our police officers should be a cross section of the best individuals from our society, who are willing to live at the highest standards." - Officer Beebe


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