Effective December 2, 2021, the basic tuition for this course is $3,500. Tuition payment is split in two payments. The first payment is due on Orientation Day, the second half of the payment is due by mid-term. Tuition covers: •Class A and Class B AACOG Academy uniforms •Books •Use of Academy training pistols, training ammunition, and protective gear •Use of Academy firearms pistols and shotguns •Live ammunition for the pistols and shotguns •Use of Academy patrol vehicles •Use of duty gear and other equipment (including training baton, training, TASER, and training OC Spray) •Also in included with the tuition are additional certifications and trainings in: CPR/AED Tactical trauma care ASP Baton OC “Pepper” Spray TASER (Electronic Control Device) Active shooter first responder National Academy for Professional Driving (NAPD) Tactical Police Driving Body worn camera RADAR and LIDAR Additional Costs: During the application process students must pay for their state mandated medical clearance and drug screening ($112.50). The state mandated psychological testing is $300.00, and the state mandated background check (about $40.00). The cost for the medical/drug screen, psychological evaluation, driving record and the background check are payable to the facilities performing the service.