Steps for Entry
Regional Police Academy
TAKE ENTRANCE EXAMThe exam is a two and a half hour, 100 question, multiple choice, basic knowledge test. The entrance exam is a competitive test as we only accept a total of 30 cadets per semester.
VIEW TESTING DATESTesting dates and times for the next available academy (fall 2023) are as follows:
- September - November 2023
- Every 2nd and 4th Wednesday
- 9:00 AM and 1:00PM
There will be 24 seats per test date
Entry level exam Payment must be made in person at the LIT Cashier's Office located in the Cecil Beeson, 1st Floor Hallway before scheduling the exam. After paying at the cashier’s office please bring the receipt to the Multi-Purpose Center, Rm. 258 during normal business hours to reserve a seat for the desired exam date.
The test location is:
LIT Regional Police Academy Multi-Purpose Center, Rm. 258 802 E. Lavaca St. Beaumont, TX 77705
COMPLETE ACADEMY APPLICATION PACKETYou will notified by Academy Personnel if your score was high enough to complete an Academy application and complete steps 3-6.
APPLY FOR ACCEPTANCE TO LITYou must be admitted to LIT for the term. To do this, you must submit an Application for Admission through www.ApplyTexas.org.
SUBMIT TO A CRIMINAL HISTORY CHECK
TAKE PHYSICAL EXAM / DRUG SCREENDuring orientation you will receive information directing you to obtain a physical exam and drug screen from the approved provider. The results of all testing will be sent to the Police Academy.
During orientation you will receive information directing you to obtain a psychological exam from an approved provider. The results of all testing will be sent to the Police Academy.