Law Enforcement Training Academy
The Southern Regional Public Safety Institute is Mississippi's foremost Community-Oriented Policing academy offering up-to-date, quality training for today's police officer while maintaining officer safety as the #1 priority.
Established in 1987, SRPSI reports directly to USM and is located on Camp Shelby, a premiere Joint Forces Training Center, located south of Hattiesburg, MS.
Mission: To provide state-of-the-art, professional education and training through an 11-week, 480-hour, residential, basic law enforcement training academy.
Additionally, SRPSI conducts advanced and specialized instruction across the broad spectrum of law enforcement disciplines. Courses qualify for municipal agency requirements for annual continuing education (""Johnny Martin"") hours.