Wichita Falls Police Academy
The WFPD Police Academy began training officers 20 years before the State of Texas established training criteria under the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education.
Trainees are provided all needed uniforms, books and equipment except for the trainees handgun. Trainees are paid to attend the
academy. Information on the hiring process, pay and benefits is located on the
Training during the academy is conducted at the Public Safety Training Center. TCLEOSE certified instructors will guide you through the basic licensing course and prepare you for the State Licensing Exam. Much of the training is conducted through "scenario based training" allowing the trainees to practice their skills in a controlled environment prior to entering the Field Training Program.
Training is usually scheduled from 0730 - 1630 Monday-Friday although some courses require later hours and times are subject to change. Training courses during the academy will include Use of Force, Defensive Tactics, Physical Training, Police Driving and Firearms to name a few.
For more information contact Sgt Kevin Folmar.
Sergeant Kevin Folmar
WFPD Training Section
710 Flood St
Wichita Falls, Tx 76301
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City of Wichita Falls
1300 7th Street, Wichita Falls, TX 76307-7531