Basic Police Officer Course (USMC)

Marine Corps Police Academy
Reaccreditation
April 2018

Launched in March 2008, the MCPA was conducted at Camp Johnson, North Carolina (currently known as MCPA-East).  In February 2009, MCPA-West, located aboard MCAS Miramar, was added and conducted its first course.  The curriculum for the basic police course was developed in accordance with the Department of Defense Minimum Training Standards for Civilian Police and includes 13 functional areas of basic law enforcement training.

Accreditation History

Initial Accreditation
April 2013
Reaccreditation
April 2018