About Us

The Piedmont Criminal Justice Training Academy located in in the state of Virginia is one of eleven regional academies in the state serving law enforcement, jail, civil process, courtroom security, & dispatchers since 1997.

The academy is dedicated to professionalism, while offering the highest quality training available. We rely on a wide array of instructors who are DCJS certified in many areas of general instruction and specialization training. Each one is dedicated in providing excellent instruction in their field of expertise.

The Piedmont Criminal Justice Training Academy is a certified academy serving thirteen (13) criminal justice agencies, totaling around 853 personnel consisting of police, deputies, and dispatchers. The academy is governed by a Board of Directors composed of Chief's, Sheriff's, and Emergency Services Directors of the agencies we serve.