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2017-06-15

Citizen Police Academy - Class #21 accepting applications

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Have you ever wanted to know what it’s like to be a Police Officer? Do you want to know more about the on-scene and behind-the-scenes operations of the Kerrville Police Department? If so, you should consider enrolling in our Citizen Police Academy.
The Citizen Police Academy is designed to give the citizens of the City of Kerrville and the surrounding area, a working knowledge of the Kerrville Police Department. The course consists of twelve classes instructed by personnel from various divisions of the department. Although the course has a particular emphasis on patrol, it also covers many diverse topics such as Criminal Investigations, Evidence, Traffic, Special Operations Unit and Communications. Each student will also be given the opportunity to ride with a patrol officer during a tour of duty.
The next class #21, which is offered FREE of charge, will meet once a week on Thursdays, from 6 pm – 9 pm in the Training Room at the Kerrville Police Department located at 429 Sidney Baker, beginning on August 10, and graduating on November 2.
To attend the Kerrville Citizen Police Academy, you must meet certain criteria and complete the necessary application and release forms. A criminal history and background investigation will be conducted on each applicant. The applicant must be 18 years of age and live in Kerr County, and not have been convicted of a Class B Misdemeanor or higher criminal offense.
After completing the course, applicants are invited to become members of the Kerrville Citizen Police Academy Alumni Association.
Applicants will be accepted on a first come first served basis. No application packets will be accepted after 5 pm on July 14 and class size will be limited to 24 people.
You can print a copy of the application on line at www.kerrvilletx.gov under Community Services or pick one up at the Duty Desk at the Kerrville Police Department, 429 Sidney Baker St, Kerrville, 78028. You may also contact the Community Services Officer Juan Trevizo at 830-258-1371 for more information.
You will be notified if you have been selected to attend this or subsequent sessions.