Community Police Academy Schedule

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A completed application and all required supplemental documents (e.g., A paragraph "why you want to participate in this training program") must be submitted before the application deadline.

The schedule below is for registered students of the Community Police Academy only*


Hours: 6:30pm-9:00pm

Week 1: Introduction & Community Policing/Problem Solving

Week 2: Emergency Communications

Week 3: Bias Training

Week 4: Crisis Intervention Team

Week 5: Vehicle Operations/Simulator

Week 6: Force Options/Simulator

Week 7: Officer Involved Shootings

Week 8: Ride-along Week (Various Stations)

Week 9: S.W.A.T. Demonstration

Week 10: ALERT & Community Presentations, Course Review & Graduation

*topics are subject to change