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 report for the first day of class dressed in khaki cargo pants and a plain white, round-neck t-shirt. They need to bring the required number of ammunition on the first day of class. They are to report to the 7901 Independence Blvd. Baton Rouge, LA 70806 Building A Classroom 4 (State Police Academy) for the first day of class that will begin at 0745 hours. At 1300 hours, all students will then report to East Baton Rouge Pistol Range at 999 West Irene Rd. Zachary, LA 70791 for the remainder of the day.

CARTA Academy dates for 2019

January 28th, 2019
June 17th, 2019

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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East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office  

8900 Jimmy Wedell Drive             

Baton Rouge, LA 70807              

225-389-5000 | EMERGENCIES DIAL 911