The state properties security officer training program is typically between 8-10 weeks. The program includes a mix of residential and classroom training.
Recruit school lodging is provided at the MSP Training Academy, located at 7426 North Canal Road, Lansing, Michigan 48913. Each recruit is assigned a bed in a two-bed room with a sink and community shower room on the same floor. Male and female recruits are lodged on different floors.
Recruits remain at the Academy for the duration of the recruit school. Recruits are allowed to leave the Training Academy on Friday evenings, but must return on Sunday afternoons.
During their training, recruits receive a bi-weekly salary of approximately $1,500. Recruit uniforms are provided by the department.