Required Items for Basic Class

Basic Full Time Basic Academy Tuition 480 hr Course (Agency Sponsored)-$3,600.00


REQUIRED EQUIPMENT LIST (Agency Sponsored)

  • Minimum of three sets of uniforms (Class A)
  • Raincoat
  • *Uniform Jacket or coat and black skull cap with no markings
  • Protective vest (required daily wear)
  • Reflective vest
  • *Minimum of three navy blue sweat pants
  • *Minimum of three navy blue sweat shirts with (Last name on back with white 2” block letters) 
  • Minimum of three pairs of navy blue gym shorts 
  • Minimum of eight white crew-neck t-shirts (Last name on back with navy blue 2” block letters)
  • Minimum of five pairs of white athletic crew length socks
  • Minimum of four black, navy blue or tan BDU or cargo pants for range wear
  • Pillow provided, but recommend you bring your own
  • Towels and wash cloths for five days
  • Personal hygiene kit (i.e. soap, shampoo, razor, deodorant and etc.)
  • Shoe care kit (i.e. polish, brush, and rags)
  • Sufficient underwear (two changes a day may be required due to physical activities)
  • Uniform footwear, Running shoes (high quality), Shower shoes
  • Full duty belt with holster, magazine pouch, handcuffs, handcuff case, duty weapon and 3 high capacity magazines
  • Mouthpiece for Defensive Tactics (males also bring protective cup)
  • Laundry bag
  • Flashlight
  • Battery powered or wind up alarm clock

*not required for summer class


Basic Full Time Basic Academy Tuition 480 hr Course (Self Sponsored)-$4,450.00


REQUIRED EQUIPMENT LIST (Self Sponsored)

  • Minimum of five pairs of white athletic crew length socks
  • Towels and wash cloths for five days
  • Pillows provided, but recommend you bring your own
  • Personal hygiene kit (soap, shampoo, razor, deodorant and etc.)
  • Shoe care kit (i.e. polish, brush, and rags)
  • Sufficient underwear (two changes a day may be required due to physical activities)
  • Uniform footwear, Running shoes (high quality), Shower shoes
  • Mouthpiece for Defensive Tactics (males also bring protective cup)
  • Laundry bag
  • Battery powered or wind up alarm clock

It is recommended that prospective students contact SRPSI for additional details prior to purchasing new equipment.  Clothing items may have no brand names or additional markings other that what is listed above.   For questions regarding equipment requirements contact our Training Director at 601-266-6680 or e-mail police.academy@usm.edu.