Central Virginia Criminal Justice Academy

Central Virginia Criminal Justice Academy **Must be certified, Law Enforcement/Jailor/Dispatch, to attend training.**

The Central Virginia Criminal Justice Academy is one of ten regional academies within the State of Virginia and has been preparing individuals for careers in local law enforcement, jail, civil process, court security and dispatch since 1975.


Check out our new event postings. I can't believe we are planning for 2018, but it will soon be here. Some courses have limited seats so enroll early. Be Safe


October 24-26, 2017, Solving Homicides; Investigative Steps to Success. Register online at www.patc.com


PATC Investigative statement Analysis; September 25-27, 2017. Register online at patc.com


PATC Basic Criminal Investigation & New Detective Training; October 9-13, 2017. Register online at www.patc.com


1200 Church Street
Lynchburg, VA

General information

Officers and deputies from participating agencies continue their law enforcement, jail/CS-CP mandated training through In-Service, Supervisory, and Command Staff training courses. Over 225 classroom courses are offered to veteran officers each year. Instructors certified by the Commonwealth of Virginia or other professionally recognized trainers teach these courses and are selected based on their expertise and mastery of the subject matter. Areas of instruction include patrol topics, investigations, jail operations, forensics, traffic, Constitutional and criminal law, use of force, terrorism, defensive tactics, wellness, leadership & management, as well as numerous other specialized courses.

Opening Hours

Monday 08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 08:00 - 17:00
Thursday 08:00 - 17:00
Friday 08:00 - 17:00


(434) 455-6190



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