About the Academy
The Rhode Island State Police Training Academy is located in Foster, Rhode Island. The resident Training Academy lasts twenty-two (22) weeks, and is designed to challenge each recruit to determine if one possesses the necessary intelligence, emotional stability, physical stamina, or other criteria necessary to meet training objectives and active duty requirements.
Recruits report to the Training Academy at 9:00 PM on Sunday evenings and reside at the Training Academy until 5:00 PM the following Friday. The daily schedule commences at 6:00 AM and concludes at 10:00 PM with classes, lectures, demonstrations, and two (2) physical fitness training periods each day.