The good news for future cadets is that most of the police departments will be paying for their police academy training. Furthermore, candidates who are approved for training will benefit from a decent salary while attending the academy.

In the eventuality that the law enforcement agency in a state cannot/is not obliged to fund the intern’s training, then the cadet can get the tuition money by applying for a grant, FAFSA, scholarship or loan, as a last resort. 

Some Frequently Asked Questions on How to Become a Police Officer