The Alabama Criminal Justice Training Center is a regional state law enforcement training academy within the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency and operates under the Office of the Secretary. The ACJTC is staffed by 20 arresting officers and 9 civilian employees of the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency and is located on the Wallace Community College Campus in Selma, Alabama. The ACJTC is accredited by the Alabama Peace Officer Standards and Training Commission (APOSTC) and is responsible for providing the following training services:
- The ACJTC provides basic law enforcement training to student officers for municipal, county and state law enforcement agencies attending the annual APOSTC basic police academy classes.
- The ACJTC provides basic law enforcement training to ALEA Trooper Trainees in the full, uncertified ALEA Trooper Academy classes as well as advanced training to the prior certified ALEA Trooper Academy classes.
- The ACJTC supervises and manages the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency Field Training and Evaluation Program.
- The ACJTC provides annual continuing education training and required APOSTC annual re-certifications for municipal, county and state arresting officers from various law enforcement agencies as well as those of ALEA.
- The ACJTC supervises and manages the Alabama Impaired Driving Enforcement Training Program and provides SFST, ARIDE and DRE training across the state.
- the ACJTC supervises and manages the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency Special Services Training Program for ALERRT; Run/Hide/Fight and the Alabama Sentry Program and provides this training across the state.
- The ACJTC staff is responsible for documenting, recording and entering all annual continuing education unit hours for all ALEA arresting officers in the APOSTC system and the ALEA Personnel Training Record File.