The Owensboro Police Department is currently accepting applications for the 26th annual Citizen's Police Academy 2019 class.

OPD

The Citizen’s Police Academy is a 10 week long class that will meet at the Owensboro Police Department for three hour sessions one night each week, and is designed to give insight into the day-to-day operations of the Owensboro Police Department. It is scheduled to run on each Thursday from August 22nd to October 24th and class times are 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.

Members of the department will be your presenters and may discuss course topics such as:
Tour of OPD Headquarters • Patrol Operations • Hiring Process • Training • Accreditation • Professional Standards • Criminal Investigations • Polygraph   • Narcotics • Hazardous Material Recovery • D.U.I. – portable breath test/intoxilyzer • Arrest/Handcuffing Procedures • Officer Safety • Dispatch – Codes & Signals • Street Crimes – Surveillance Equipment, Undercover Operations • OPD Firing Range – Firearms Demonstration • Emergency Response Team – Dynamic Entry, Rappelling • K-9 Officer – Training, Capabilities, Demonstration.

Registration is limited… the deadline to apply is Friday, July 26nd, 2019!
To apply click on the following link where you can read more about the Citizen’s Police Academy: https://police.owensboro.org/get-involved/citizens-police-academy/