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Important note: To be considered for admission to the academy, candidates must comply with all guidelines and requirements set forth below. There are no exceptions. Non-law enforcement candidates must be 20 years old at the time of entering the academy.

All application materials must be received by the due dates listed below:
Class 103 December 2, 2016
Class 104 February 24, 2017
Class 105 June 2, 2017
Class 106 July 28, 2017

Academy Application Submission
Regional Law Enforcement Academy

Please mail your complete application together. A complete application includes all items that are listed below under Complete Application Checklist.

Incomplete applications will NOT be considered.

Submit Complete Application to:

WSCC Greeneville/Greene County Campus
Regional Law Enforcement Academy
215 N. College St.
Greeneville, TN 37745

Please Note: Upon completion of the application packet you may receive a letter of acceptance, however this only indicates being accepted to Walters State Community College. You will receive a call to set up an interview with the Regional Law Enforcement Academy Faculty and Staff approximately one week prior to the interview dates.

Complete Application Checklist
Required Application Forms and Documents

Complete Application includes all of the following applicable documents:

WSCC Application

  • Please print and submit with packet
  • On the WSCC Application be sure to list your major as BLEO or PSLE if seeking a degree.

Students previously but not currently enrolled must submit a Readmission application.

Immunization Enrollment Requirements

  • Proofs of 2 Measles, Mumps and Rubella Immunizations
  • Proofs of 2 Chicken Pox or Varicella vaccine or proof of having Chicken Pox
  • Proof of Meningitis Vaccine (if under age of 22)

DD214 can be used as proof for immunizations

Hepatitis B Form

filled out and signed

Confirmation of Psychological Evaluation

Psychological Examination by a Tennessee Licenses Psychologist

Confirmation of Medical Evaluation and Note to Physician

Medical Examination* in the current year by a Tennessee Licensed Physician (good for 1 year)

*Note: Each student must arrange and pay for his/her own physical and psychological examination prior to the application deadline unless he/she is representing a department. Both of these examinations must be administered by a Tennessee licensed professional. The medical exams is valid for one year. Arrangements may be made through the Walters State Division of Public Safety office for completing the psychological examination if the student desires to do so. For further information, call 423-585-2671.

Copy of Official Birth Certificate, issued from state of birth

Copy of Driver's License

Transcript Request Form

Official High School Transcript in Sealed Envelope

"Official" means that it must be sent directly from the school attended to Walters State in a sealed envelope. The transcript request form in the college application packet may be used to assist you in this process.

Copy of high school diploma, GED, & college diploma as applicable.

According to the rules of the Tennessee Peace Officer Standards & Training Commission, Rule # 1110-2-03 (1) (C), one of the pre-employment requirements is that the person must be a high school graduate or possess equivalent. No waivers will be granted for minimum education requirements. Therefore, we will not register anyone for the Basic Law Enforcement Officer until we have proof of the GED, or regular high school diploma, or college diploma on file.

Official College Transcript in sealed envelope

(all colleges attended if applicable)

Copy of Signed Receipt from Background Check Fingerprinting Appointment

IdentoGO Tennessee

Detailed Instructions

Schedule a New Fingerprinting Appointment
IdentoGO State Agency Enrollment Services

Get Fingerprinted with IdentoGO Tennessee

  • Select: Appointments
  • Select: Schedule a New Appointment
  • Agency Name: Other
  • Applicant Type: P.O.S.T. Commission
  • Zip Code: Your Zip Code
  • Select: Your Desired Appointment Location and Time
    fingerprinting is done by appointment only
  • Applicant Information: Your Personal Information
  • Select: Send Information

Please verify all information for accuracy


Payment is determined at registration. You may pay either online or on the day of the appointment.

Online Payment Options:

  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
  • e-check

Day of Payment Options:

  • Money Order
  • Cashier's Check

On the Day of Your Appointment

  • Take a valid Photo ID with You
  • Make sure you arrive on time

The Enrollment Officer
at the fingerprinting site will:

  • Check your ID
  • Verify your information
  • Verify or collect payment
  • Capture your fingerprints
  • Submit your data

This normally takes less than 5 minutes.

You will receive a signed receipt at the end of your fingerprinting session. This is your proof of fingerprinting.

Please submit a copy of your signed receipt with your academy application packet. Your receipt is the only proof of fingerprinting.

The individual fingerprint will be sent to a TN POST Commission and they will need to forward them to the academy.

Copies of all Military Documents (if applicable)

  • DD-214s
  • DD-215s
  • DD-873s

Non-Law Enforcement Applicants

All non-law enforcement candidates (those not sponsored by a Law Enforcement agency) may be placed on a waiting list if the class is full.


All non-law enforcement candidates will be called for an interview a week prior to the following dates:

Interview Dates for 2016
Class 103 December 14, 2016
Class 104 March 8, 2017
Class 105 June 14, 2017
Class 106 August 9, 2017

Questions about the application process or documents Contact
Division Secretary at 423-585-2671 or Academy Secretary at 423-798-7950

Students attending the Basic Law Enforcement Officer Education and applying for G.I. bill benefits, will need to contact Carol Powell at 423.585.6896 at least 6 – 8 weeks prior to the starting date.