Virtual Academy provides training opportunities for Arkansas Law Enforcement profession

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LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS – Virtual Academy, one of the nation’s foremost online training programs for criminal justice professionals, is now available and CLEST-approved throughout the state of Arkansas. Courses are designed by law-enforcement experts, and provide the highest-quality content available – all delivered in a convenient online format.

Departments can now allow participants to meet the majority of their training requirements in-house, without the need to send officers outside the office for training. Hundreds of offerings by Virtual Academy include courses that range from Use of Force, Racial Profiling, Verbal De-Escalation, and courses taught by Lt. Col. Dave Grossman. In addition to the large library of current courses, Virtual Academy continues to expand its content as experts design and prepare new classes that address changing societal and regulatory needs. All training is professionally produced, and is approved by CLEST.

“Partnering with Virtual Academy provides my officers with access to CLEST-approved training courses at their fingertips. We can meet our training requirements without losing valuable time away from our assignments. Virtual Academy provides high quality, current training which allows us to continue to improve upon the level of service that we provide our community” stated Chief James Smith, Helena-West Helena Police Department.

With Virtual Academy, Arkansas agencies now have instant access to the mandated training required by federal and state standards, on a schedule and format convenient to participants. Training may be chosen to meet specific professional development needs, while investing only a fraction of the typical training budget.


Virtual Academy is the place where quality training is accessible and affordable. The Virtual Academy Training Management System (TMS) is a fully integrated, cloud-based training management software solution. The easy to use system allows public safety agencies to deliver over 200 hours of top quality courses, taught by top national trainers, 100% online

Contact Information:

Virtual Academy
Andy Wills, Account Executive
870-510-7521
andy.wills@virtualacademy.com

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