Monday, September 18, 2017
Before working as a construction manager for Arcadis, Mike Stermitz attended the University of Montana, where he earned a bachelor of science in wildlife biology. Mike Stermitz also attended the Montana Law Enforcement Academy (MLEA) in Bozeman, Montana.
MLEA offers a wide range of programs for those looking to start a career in law enforcement. The academy features a Law Enforcement Officer Basic Course that covers a variety of subject areas such as human behavior, patrol operations, investigation, and the law, to name a few. The Law Enforcement Officer Basic Course runs for 12 weeks and is offered three times each year.
Another MLEA course is the Correction/Detention Officer Basic Course, which presents subjects such as human behavior and corrections/detention proficiencies. MLEA also offers the Public Safety Communicator Basic Course, providing candidates with a two-week course in effective communications along with incident documentation and radio and telephone procedures. For more information, visit www.dojmt.gov/mlea.