The Recruit Training Unit offers pre-academy training classes designed to enhance the successful completion of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s full time POST Basic Training Academy. The pre-academy classes include a physical training program. Participants must have applied for Deputy Sheriff Trainee position with no disqualifications in any step of the application process. Participation is voluntary and is not a requirement for the selection of Deputy Sheriff Trainee, nor is participation in the program a guarantee of future employment as a Deputy Sheriff Trainee.
Participants who are current Sheriff’s Department employees must have their unit commander’s approval to participate. Sheriff’s Department employees must understand that no compensation for participating in the pre-academy program will be granted.
The pre-academy training program is conducted at two locations:
Biscailuz Regional Training Facility – Los Angeles, CA: Tuesday and Thursday, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
LASD Recruit Training Unit
1060 North Eastern Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90063
The pre-academy training program for Biscailuz Regional Training Facility will occur every Tuesday and Thursday from 1800 – 2000 hours. The group will assemble at the track and field. Participants are required to wear appropriate physical training clothing (solid colored shirt and shorts), and running shoes. Participants must also bring a towel and water bottle.
College of the Canyons – Valencia, CA: Monday and Wednesday, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
LASD North County Recruit Training Unit
Public Safety Academy, Building X12
26455 Rockwell Canyon Road
Valencia, CA 91351
The pre-academy training program for the College of the Canyons location will occur every Monday and Wednesday from 1700 – 1900 hours. The group will assemble at the LASD (Public Safety) Academy Building (X12), south of the stadium. Parking Lot 9 is the closest. Participants are required to wear appropriate physical training clothing (solid colored shirt and shorts), and running shoes. Participants must also bring a towel and water bottle.