Inspiring the Next Generation of First Responders

2022 WALLECA Dates Set

The 2022 session of WALLECA will be July 24-29, 2022. 


Why is our Wisconsin American Legion Enforcement Career Academy (WALLECA) so important?   Agencies across the state and even around the country are constantly in need of quality applicants entering the law enforcement field.  

That's why Legion Wisconsin launched WALLECA, designed to provide first-hand experiences and insight into the operation of law enforcement agencies. The program is exclusively for current Juniors and Seniors in high school who are in good academic standing. 2022 Application process will open on January 3, 2022.


Real World Training

WALLECA offers physical fitness training coupled with classroom instruction and hands-on training. Topics of instruction include crime scene investigation, firearms training, descalation and arrest tactics, OWI enforcement, human trafficking, tactical response, ethics, and team building exercises.

2021 WALLECA Sponsors


WALLECA is funded by our sponsors and supporters across Wisconsin who understand the importance of developing our next generation of first responders. Please join us and donate today!

2021 WALLECA Testimonial

I had an amazing week. I miss it so much already. I would do it all over again in a heartbeat. I learned so much, and I’m so grateful for not only the experience, but for each and every one of you that helped and taught us. That experience meant more to me than anyone could know. I not only got to learn more about a huge passion of mine, but I got to meet some really inspiring people. I got to meet peers that I will most likely be friends with for the rest of my life, and I found a spark inside myself that I needed to find. So thank you. So much. It truly means a lot. -Ashley


It's our mission to enhance the lives of our Veterans and their families, inspire the next generation of Wisconsin leaders, and promote the principles of The Legion in every community across the Badger State.

Together, we can accomplish so much for those who need us. We welcome you to our Legion Family.


On this day in 1919, The American Legion is federally chartered, which authorizes the as-yet unincorporated organization to proceed to the adoption of a constitution and bylaws, elect officers “and do all other things necessary” as outlined in U.S. Code, Title 36, Chapters 41-50. Under Chapter 43, “Purposes of corporation,” much of the language is borrowed from the original draft Preamble to The American Legion Constitution with some notable deviations, such as “to promote peace and good will among the peoples of the United States and all the nations of the earth” and “to cement the ties and comradeship born of service.” The original charter outlines the powers and authority of the organization, membership criteria, naming rights, exclusivity to manufacture and use The American Legion emblem, and a requirement that “the organization shall be nonpolitical and, as an organization, shall not promote the candidacy of any person seeking public office.” #AmericanLegionDay ... See MoreSee Less