Detention Academy



Becky Doramus

Becky Doramus
Training Coordinator
Phone: 208.884.7320
Fax: 208.884.7398

Open Position
Training Coordinator
Phone: 208.884.7335
Fax: 208.884.7398



Jeremy Beck

Jeremy Beck
Academy Assistant
Phone: 208.884.7337
Fax: 208.884.7398

This POST required course will provide the knowledge and skills necessary to function effectively and competently as a detention officer in an Idaho detention facility. Skills and training are given in the operation of modern detention facilities. Students who graduate from this five week academy will be eligible for basic detention officer classification.

If you are interested in attending the Basic Academy, your agency must release a link to the online packet to you. The packet must be received and cleared by POST no later than 30 days prior to the academy start date. Any packets received late will be reviewed for the next available Academy session.

Dorm rooms are only available for anyone residing more than a 30 mile radius from POST. Dorm rooms are limited and are available upon request when completing the academy online application. Please direct any questions pertaining to the dorm to Tammy Kelly at (208) 884-7292 or via email at

Once your packet has been received and approved, you will be notified in an acceptance letter with further direction prior to your arrival to POST

Please direct any questions pertaining to the Detention Academy Packet to Jeremy Beck at (208) 884-7337 or via email at

Academy Calendar

Academy Regulations

Academy Packets

Detention End of Academey Survey #77


Idaho POST Council Administrative Rules

Adult Detention Pre-Academy Distance Learning Objective Study Guide

Idaho Peace Officer Standards & Training
700 South Stratford Drive
Meridian, ID 83642
208.884.7250 | 866.670.7678
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