Title 35, Chapter 4, Section 7
(a) Subject to rules and regulations prescribed by the board, the
training programs at the academy shall be made available to all
police officers and may also be made available to other persons who
evidence interest in entering the law enforcement profession.
(b) The board is authorized to prescribe by rules and regulations
fees to cover all or a part of the cost of furnishing such training.
(c) The state and municipalities and counties of the state are
authorized to expend funds for the purpose of paying the fees
provided for in subsection (b) of this Code section.
(d) The board is given full authority to decide who shall be allowed
to enroll in the training programs at the academy.