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Training FAQ

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The Training Department provides a 240 hour Basic Correctional Officer Training Course, Management Level Training, Special Certification courses, and Supervisory training.

Contact Information

Contact: Willis H. Sargent Training Academy
Phone: 501-842-8580
Fax Number: 501-842-8591

Where is the Willis H. Sargent Training Academy?

The Willis H. Sargent Training Academy is located at 1500 NE 1st St , England, AR 72046. 
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Can I get a copy of my training certificates?

All training is maintained in the employee training data file in eOmis.

How can I find out if I am in an upcoming class?

Unit training officers have access to all current scheduled class rosters.

How do I enroll in a class?

After choosing the class that you would like to attend, you will need to fill out an enrollment form for that particular class. There are four types of enrollment forms: In-Service for classes held by the Training Academy, Criminal Justice Institute (CJI), Inter-Agency (I/A), and Unit Level for classes held at the Unit Level. After completing the form, your supervisor must sign it and then return it to your Unit Trainer.

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