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Welcome to the Maine Criminal Justice Academy website.

This website is provided as a service to the law enforcement and corrections agencies, their officers and the citizens of the State of Maine. Click on your area of interest on the left side of the screen to see additional menu items. We want your visit to our page to be as "user friendly" as possible. If you have any questions, comments or suggestions, please contact us. If you would like information on how to become a law enforcement officer in the state of Maine, or you are a full time officer from another state and would like information on our waiver process please click on the link below our contact information.

Maine Criminal Justice Academy
15 Oak Grove Road
Vassalboro, Maine 04989

Phone: (207) 877-8000
Fax: (207) 877-8027

 

How do I become a law enforcement officer in Maine?

 

Basic Law Enforcement Training Program Waiver Process

 

[Maine Criminal Justice Academy]

 

Alert and Physical Fitness Tests at MCJA and Off Campus Locations

At MCJA, for the Alert Test, arrive at 0800 hours and Physical Fitness Test will follow. Those taking only the PT Test should arrive at 0900. The Phase I Exam will be available and will start at 1200 hours. Lunch is not provided if you are taking the Alert, PT and Phase 1 exam, you should consider bringing a bag lunch.

In Southern Maine: Arrive at 1230, testing will begin at 1300 (1:00 p.m.) In 2019, the Alert Test will be given at Gorham Police Department, 270 Main Street, Gorham, ME.  In 2020, the Alert Test will be given at York Police Department, 9 Hannaford Drive, York, ME.

Pre-registration is required to take tests, and can be made by calling the Academy's central office at 877-8000.

Application Forms:   Alert Test    Physical Fitness Test    Phase I    Phase II

View the physical fitness standards here.

  Dates and Locations of Alert and PT Testing

Maine Criminal Justice Academy

15 Oak Grove Road         

Vassalboro, Maine 04989  

Both Alert & PT Tests  

Maine Criminal Justice Academy

15 Oak Grove Road         

Vassalboro, Maine 04989   

Both Alert & PT Tests

Gorham Police Department (2019)

York Police Department (2020)

ALERT TEST ONLY

We Do Not offer PT testing off site

2019
     
June
5
19
18
July
10 24 16
August
7 21 20
September
4 18 17
October
2 16 15
November
NONE NONE 12
December
4 18 17
2020
     
January
8 22 14
February
12 NONE 11
March
4 18 17
April
8 NONE 14
May
13 20 19
June
3 17 16