Training Calendar/Online Training

The 2022 Training Calendar

Virtual Reality Trainer

A 4-hour law enforcement in-service class, utilizing the V/R system, is available on De-escalation / Decision Making / Use of Force training.  You will need to make an appointment.

Basic Entry Level Law Enforcement Training

N.R.C.J.T.A. will be starting the second BELLE class of 2022 on June 30, 2022.  Refer to the Pre-Employment Meetings section below, if you are interested in attending.

Entry Level Jail Training

N.R.C.J.T.A. will be starting the third ELJ class of 2022 on September 26, 2022.  If you are interested in becoming a Jail Officer please contact the New River Valley Regional Jail about employment.

In-Service Dates

We have added several In-Service dates to the training calendar, including two Culture Diversity/Legal Update Workshops.  The dates have been added to the training calendar link below.  Email Mrs. Worrell or call the Academy to sign up.

General Instructor Development

The first General Instructor class of 2022 will be held on August 8th, 9th, 15th, 16th, 22nd, and 23rd.  If you are interested in becoming a General Instructor familiarize yourself with the DCJS minimum standards and apply through TRACER when the class becomes posted.

Pre-Employment Meetings

The Basic Entry Level Law Enforcement class begins June 30, 2022.  The New River Criminal Justice Training Academy will conduct 3 recruitment meetings for the 2022 Fall Pre-Employment Training Programs for its Law Enforcement, Jail, and Dispatcher programs. You must attend one of the three meetings in order to obtain an application packet. The dates are as follows: Session 1: April 1, 2022, at 9:00 a.m. Session 2: April 1 , 2022 at 6:00 p.m. and Session 3: April 2, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. If you cannot make any of the meetings, you are asked to contact the academy to schedule an appointment. You must pre-register for one of the three meetings by contacting Mrs. Renee Worrell at 540-674-5846, Monday thru Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. If you have any questions, please contact Capt. Thacker at 540-674-5846.


Online Training

The 3rd quarter session for online training will begin on July 1, 2022 and will continue until  September 15, 2022.

2022 Training Calendar

Online Training Form

Dispatch Online Training Signup Sheet

Online Training Assistance and Technical Information Sheet