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Welcome to the Maine Criminal Justice Academy website.

This website is provided as a service to the law enforcement and corrections agencies, their officers and the citizens of the State of Maine. Click on your area of interest on the left side of the screen to see additional menu items. We want your visit to our page to be as "user friendly" as possible. If you have any questions, comments or suggestions, please contact us. If you would like information on how to become a law enforcement officer in the state of Maine, or you are a full time officer from another state and would like information on our waiver process please click on the link below our contact information.

Maine Criminal Justice Academy
15 Oak Grove Road
Vassalboro, Maine 04989

Phone: (207) 877-8000
Fax: (207) 877-8027

How Do I Become A Law Enforcement Officer in Maine

Basic Law Enforcement Training Program Waiver Process

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[Maine Criminal Justice Academy]


Alert and Fitness Tests at MCJA and Off Campus Locations

At MCJA, for the Alert Test, arrive at 0800 hours and Physical Fitness Test will follow. Those taking only the PT Test should arrive at 0900. The Phase I Exam will be available and will start at 1200 hours. Lunch is not provided if you are taking the Alert, PT and Phase 1 exam, you should consider bringing a bag lunch.

For 2015 at York County Sheriff's Office : 1 Layman Way, Alfred, Maine 04002. Arrival time for testing is no later than 12:45 with testing to begin promptly at 1:00 PM.

Pre-registration is required to take this test and can be made by contacting Jim Birt at the Maine Criminal Justice Academy at 877-8020 or calling the Academy's central office at 877-8000.

  Dates and Locations of Alert and PT Testing

Maine Criminal Justice Academy

15 Oak Grove Road         

Vassalboro, Maine 04989  

Both Alert & PT Tests  

Maine Criminal Justice Academy

15 Oak Grove Road         

Vassalboro, Maine 04989   

Both Alert & PT Tests

 York County Sheriff's Office

1 Layman Way

Alfred, Maine  04002


We Do Not offer PT testing off site

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February 4 18 18
March 4 18 18
April 1 15&29 15
May none none 20
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July 1 15 15
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December none none 16