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The application deadlines for the Day and POST classes at the Jefferson College Law Enforcement Academy (JCLEA) are:

  • The JCLEA Day class application deadline is June 16, 2023.  Class will begin August 21, 2023. 

  • The JCLEA POST class application deadline is August 17, 2023.  Class will begin October 2, 2023.   

JCLEA staff are available to assist with application submissions. For additional information or questions, call (636) 481-3425 or (636) 481-3481.


First, you must complete the online application for Jefferson College.  Then complete the ACADEMY APPLICATION and submit to the Academy in-person or send the completed application and forms to the mailing address below.

Physical Location - Deposit in Drop Box at the Front Door of the Facility:                                                    
Jefferson College - Imperial
4400 Jeffco Blvd.
Arnold, MO 63010

Mailing Address:
Jefferson College Law Enforcement Academy
1000 Viking Drive
Hillsboro, MO 63050

Jefferson College Imperial is located at 4400 Jeffco Boulevard in Arnold, Missouri, approximately 15 miles south of St. Louis. From Interstate 55, take the Richardson Road/Vogel Road exit and travel east to the intersection of Jeffco Boulevard. Turn right (south) and Jefferson College Imperial will be on your left within 1.2 miles.

View the tuition costs for the Law Enforcement Academy.

2060 - STL - Jefferson College - Open House - 5600 - APR 2060 - STL - Jefferson College - Showcase - 5600 - APR