Training Sequence

/files/live/sites/whp/files/shared/Administration/photos/1.jpg

Those selected to be Patrol Officers must successfully complete the Wyoming Highway Patrol Recruit Academy and be certified by the Wyoming Peace Officers Standards and Training Commission. See "Training Sequence" (below).

Click The Links Below For A Sneak Peak At What To Expect At Training

http://youtu.be/Ag2zs_QU7vc

https://youtu.be/k4tsfoUgNJ4

https://youtu.be/OcbnqDDChAI

https://youtu.be/dKSS7npof6A

https://youtu.be/aThq1MWWWdU

http://youtu.be/PCSxLvqjYbI

Training Sequence:

Civilians :

  •  Attend the WLEA Basic Academy (13 weeks)
  •  WHP Basic (14 weeks)
  •  Commissioned & moves to duty station
  •  FTO for a minimum of fifty (50) working days and then work the road on their own.

Wyoming certified officers:

  •  Attend WHP Basic (14 weeks)
  •  Commissioned & moves to duty station
  •  FTO for minimum of thirty (30) working days and then work the road on their own.

Out-of-state certified officers :

  • Attend WHP Basic (14 weeks)
  • Commissioned & moves to duty station
  • FTO for a period of thirty (30) working days and work the road on their own.
  • Attend WLEA Wyoming Criminal Law & take "Challenge Exam" (2-1/2 weeks)

Training costs and full salaries during this training are paid by the State of Wyoming. Lodging at the Wyoming Law Enforcement Academy and meals (for the recruit only) is provided during the training period and are paid by the State of Wyoming. Recruits are required to stay at WLEA during the training period.

Equipment & Uniforms

All equipment and uniforms, except boots/shoes, are provided by the State. Each officer is issused a take-home patrol vehicle which is not to be used for personal transportation when off duty. Vehicle Maintenance expenses are paid for by the State.

Probation Period

All applicants accepted as Patrol recruits must serve a one-year probationary period. Patrol Officers may be required to accept assignments and to reside and serve in any duty station as deemed necessary by the Administrator. The recruit will pay the cost of moving to the first duty station.