Emergency Communications Academy




Becky Doramus

Becky Doramus
Training Coordinator
Phone: 208.884.7320
Fax: 208.884.7398

Jeremy Beck

Jeremy Beck
Academy Assistant
Phone: 208.884.7337
Fax: 208.884.7398

This POST course will provide the knowledge and skills necessary to function effectively as an Emergency Communications Officer. Skills and training are given in the operation of basic to modern Dispatch Centers.  Students who graduate from this two week academy will be eligible for Basic Emergency Communications Officer Certification.

Academy Calendar

Academy Regulations

Academy Packets


Idaho POST Council Administrative Rules

Emergency Comm End of Academy Survey


Tuition for attendance is now $400.00. Tuition is non-refundable and will be billed to the student's agency on the first day of the academy.Dorm room fees are $16.00 per day. Tuition includes lunch daily and dinner only on the days evening classes are scheduled.  Any additional meals are the responsibility of the student's agency, which are breakfasts and remaining dinners.

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 tamara.kelly@post.idaho.gov.

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 Emergency Communications Academy Packet to Jeremy Beck at (208) 884-7337 or via email at jeremy.beck@post.idaho.gov.

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Meridian, ID 83642
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