The Drury University Law Enforcement Academy, certified by the State of Missouri Department of Public Safety, provides professional training for those interested in pursuing a career in law enforcement. The 700-hour basic training academy is offered on the Drury University campus in Springfield, Missouri. The academy meets the State of Missouri's minimum training requirement for Class A certification for peace officers.
The first step towards being accepted into the Drury University Law Enforcement Academy is to take the ASSET Test. Application packets are then mailed to the those with the highest scores on ASSET Test. Prospective students meeting all of the eligibility requirements will be invited to attend the orientation for acceptance into the next academy.