Police Citizen Academy Starts March 13

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The 's Citizen Police Academy will commence again March 13 and be held for a total of eleven consecutive Tuesdays from 6:30 to 9 p.m.

This is the 24th academy which allows the public to explore many aspects of policing as well as a behind-the-scenes look into the police department. 

To participate, you need to be at least 18 years-old, a resident of or employed in the City of Alameda and have no misdemeanor or felony convictions. 

During the classes those attending will experience a variety of activities including meeting with , having an opportunity to shoot a firearm at the police firing range, touring the Santa Rita County Jail, analyzing crime scene scenarios, learning defensive tactics and driving a police car.

To participate, you can complete an application which can be found here.

Space is limited, so those who wish to participate are encouraged to apply early. 

For more information call 510-337-8340 or email copps@ci.alameda.ca.us .


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