Where is the Academy located?
The academy is located at 4665 Blue Plains Drive SW, Washington, DC.
Mon, 29 Jan, 2018 at 11:07 AM
Is the MPD Academy Residential?
The MPD Academy is not residential; however, recruit officers may live at a temporary residential housing facility, while transitioning to Washington D.C. A...
Mon, 29 Jan, 2018 at 11:08 AM
What type of training happens in the Academy?
MPD's Academy includes 24 weeks of intensive academic and physical skills training. This includes two weeks of firearms training, one week of civil dis...
Mon, 29 Jan, 2018 at 11:10 AM
How often does a new class start in the Academy?
Currently, we have one academy class starting each month.
Mon, 29 Jan, 2018 at 11:11 AM
Upon graduation, can I request which District to be assigned?
At the conclusion of your academy training, you will be assigned to one of the seven patrol districts. You will be provided an opportunity to request the di...
Mon, 29 Jan, 2018 at 11:21 AM
Am I required to live at the Academy?
No, MPD does not require a residential academy. You can go home each day after work.
Mon, 29 Jan, 2018 at 11:22 AM
Does the academy require any physical standards?
There are rigorous physical training standards required to graduate the Metropolitan Police Academy. To see the standards, please click here. We recommend y...
Mon, 29 Jan, 2018 at 4:17 PM
Will I start getting paid while at the academy?
You will begin earning your full salary upon entering the Academy.
Mon, 29 Jan, 2018 at 2:23 PM