Capital Area Regional Training Academy

Capital Area Regional Training Academy

Each agency submitting applications must complete a PC 562 form. This form must be signed by the Agency Head or Sheriff and mailed to the Capital Area Regional Training Academy at 7901 Independence Blvd., Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70806. These forms must be received two weeks prior to the start date of the class.


The name of the student should appear on the academy application as it appears on their drivers license and all information should be checked to insure it's accuracy including shirt size.


Payments are due one week prior to the academy starting. Please make checks payable to: East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office and mail payment to: C.A.R.T.A. (Attention: Captain Pauline Carter)
7901 Independence Blvd. Bldg. C
Baton Rouge, LA, 70806

or students can bring payment on the first day of the academy

Health Forms:

The academy Health Form should be copied from this webpage and MUST be completed by a physician. It must be turned in to the academy prior to or on the first day of the academy or the student WILL NOT be allowed to attend the academy. No other form will be accepted.

First Day of Academy:

All students must report for the first day of class dressed in khaki cargo pants and a plain white, round-neck t-shirt. They are to report to the 7901 Independence Blvd. Baton Rouge, La. 70806 Building A. Classroom 4 (State Police Academy) for the first day, class will begin at 0745 hours. On the second week of the academy, they will report to East Baton Rouge Pistol Range at 999 West Irene Rd. Zachary, LA 70791. They will need to bring the required number of ammunition on the second week of the academy.

We now offer ammunition with the tuition payment. This will include all the ammunition that the student will need.

Basic Certification $850   
Basic Certification with Ammo $1350
Refresher $300
Refresher with Ammo $800

CARTA Academy dates for 2021
May 18th, 2021 (Night class)
August 16th, 2021

Please check all areas of this web page prior to submitting applications for each academy class as the forms change time-to-time and the current forms are to be used.

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