information below should clarify the issue of obtaining credit at East
Los Angeles College (ELAC), or at another educational institution(s)
Personnel Attending the Sheriff's Academy Prior to 1984
academy units should be captured at East Los Angeles College (ELAC).
Depending on your class number, you should have between 10 to 15 units
of Basic Academy academic credits on your ELAC transcripts.
Personnel in Academy Classes 223 Through 225
Unfortunately, your academy classes were not affiliated with any college,
however you may petition for your units at ELAC. See the end of this
document, which details the petitioning process. Upon successful petition,
you will have 15 units of Cal State (CSU) transferable units posted
to your ELAC transcripts. Depending on the institution, these units
generally are viewed as lower division elective units.
Personnel in Academy Classes 226 Through 275
academy units were affiliated with Rio Hondo College, and depending
on your class number, you should have 10-12 CSU transferable units posted
on your Rio Hondo transcripts. In addition, you may have other units
at Rio Hondo for certain departmental training classes you attended.
See Rio Hondo's website, http://www.riohondo.edu for details on how
to obtain copies of your transcripts. LASD's affiliation agreement with
Rio Hondo College terminated in 1991.
Personnel in Academy Classes 276 Through 291
your academy classes were not affiliated with any college, however you
may petition for your units at ELAC. See the end of this document, which
details the petitioning process. Upon successful petition, you will
have 15 units of Cal State (CSU) transferable units posted to your ELAC
transcripts. Depending on the institution, these units generally are
viewed as lower division elective units.
Personnel in Academy Classes 292 to Present
classes 292 through the present, including the phased Deputy Sheriff
Trainee classes (excluding any academy classes that went through either
College of the Canyons or Antelope Valley College) are affiliated at
East Los Angeles College. Depending on your class number and its length,
you have Between 10 and 18 academic units on your ELAC transcripts.
In addition, you have been earning college credits at ELAC for nearly
every departmental training course you have attended, providing that
proper documentation was prepared and submitted to ELAC by the Bureau
administering such training (for example, Court Services Training, Advanced
Officer Training, etc.).
Personnel Attending North Academy Classes (College of the Canyons)
academy college credits are captured on your College of the Canyons
transcripts, and you should hold approximately 10 units of credit which
can be transferred to elac as elective units and applied towards a degree
in Administration of Justice.
Do I Petition for My Unaffiliated Academy Units?
Contact Patrick Hauser, A.J. Department Chair, at ELAC via email at
firstname.lastname@example.org after you have
located and photocopied either your Basic Academy Post Certificate or
your Basic Post Certificate. Either of these will suffice as your proof
of completion of the academy. He will mail you a copy of the petition
for you to complete and return to him via mail, also enclosing your
photocopied certificate. In order to file a petition at ELAC, you must
have some amount of units either at ELAC or at another college within
the Los Angeles Community College District. There is a 99% chance that
you do if you have attended any training offered by LASD during your
will file your petition for you with admissions and records, and your
units (15 total) should be posted to your official transcripts within
6-8 weeks. You may check your transcripts periodically on-line at http://www.elac.edu
via the student information system. Once your units are posted there
you can request an official copy of your transcripts that will reflect
those units. You may then utilize those units towards Post certificates
as well as academic degrees and certificates at ELAC or at other colleges
contact Patrick Hauser via email
should you have any questions or concerns regarding this process.