Public Safety Institute

Public Safety Institute

Northern Michigan University's Public Safety Institute offers resources in the community in law enforcement training, a police academy, MCOLES testing, local corrections academy and local corrections testing. It provides in-service law enforcement training for the law enforcement officers of the Upper Peninsula. Law enforcement agencies that look to the institute to evaluate, schedule and present in-service training include the Michigan State Police, Michigan Department of Natural Resources, United States Forest Service, Sheriff Departments, Michigan Department of Corrections and various local police departments. NMU Regional Police Academy Video

Trainings Available

Find out more about upcoming events by visiting the upcoming trainings schedule. Trainings are often held in conjunction with law enforcement organizations from throughout the state and offer opportunities for local officers to receive training above and beyond. 


Sept 11 - 14, 2018
Evidence Tech. Refresher (3 sessions) Oct.10-11, 17-18, 24-25, 2018
Inside the Mind of a Sexual Deviant Sept 18, 2018
Officer and Citizen Encounters August 23, 2018

The Northern Michigan University Regional is now accepting applications for the May 2019 academy. There will be an informational meeting on October 3rd, 2019 at 5:00 pm in room 132 of the Jacobetic Complex.


2017 Public Safety Institute Annual Report




Congratulations to Class 08/17 !! Class 08/18 will be graduating August 21st, 2018



The <a href="http://www.nmu.edu/publicsafetyinstitute/job-listings">job listings webpage</a> is updated regularly with current job openings in the community.NMU Regional Police Academy Graduation at the Jacobetti Complex.First Aid training.The NMU Regional Police Academy holds class in the Jacobetti Complex on the campus of Northern Michigan University.NMU RPA CSI training.Recruits are taught Defensive Tactics skills.

NMU Public Safety Institute906-227-1408klove@nmu.edu

The NMU Public Safety Institute/Regional Police Academy is located in room 131 of the Jacobetti Complex.