After 18 weeks of intense training, Class 36 has come to the moment they have been waiting for – graduation day.
It’s the final exam and the moment of truth for Class 36.
The Cadre are forced to shut down the drills grounds and decontaminate the entire academy.
The recruits of Class 36 experience a day in the life of a firefighter. These simulations bring unpredictable conditions and obstacles of what they will encounter in the field.
Class 36 is exposed to their most difficult challenge yet as they must utilize all of the skills they have learned to work on live fire engulfed inside a tower.
Class 36 is put through an intense wildland training program working with bulldozers, massive waterlines and helicopters.
Recruit Gonzales is caught cheating off Recruit Adelman’s quiz, putting both men in jeopardy of being terminated.
Class 36 enters their first live burn where temperatures reach up to one thousand degrees.
Some of the recruits of Class 36 struggle as they try and master some of the most basic fire skills.
Recruit Class 36 is introduced to an elite team of instructors known as the Cadre who will be transforming them firefighters.
Recruit Villareal continues to disappoint the drill instructors and Class 368.
Class 368 has its final shooting test and endures a house filled with tear gas.
A few careless recruits are in hot water after their weapons are stolen from their vehicle.
Recruit Santos is in a bind when she can't lead the group.
The staff confidently appoints Recruit Leos to the role of class sergeant, but the class doesn’t follow her lead.
Class 368's first trip to the shooting range is a disaster when Recruit Valladores can't figure out how to shoot his weapon.
Academy Award Winners The First 50 Years movie trailer - Genre: Non-Fiction
120 recruits. 18 weeks. Step inside the L.A. County Sheriff's Academy.
A Fox Reality Channel original series, The Academy follows LASD Class 368 as they undergo the toughest and most rigorous Sheriff's training programs in the nation and reveals to the audience the raw emotion, suspense and commitment needed from the recruits and their families.