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- Application Form
Applications for the Citizens Police Academy can be mailed to 3600 Wheeler Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22304, or hand-delivered to the Volunteer Office on the first floor of the Police Department's Headquarters. The deadline to apply is Monday, August 15, 2016. For more information, email the Volunteer Office at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Classes are a combination of lecture and interactive activities. Class topics will include patrol operations, gangs, crime prevention, crime scene investigations, criminal investigations and the Special Operations team.
WHEN: Classes meet weekly from 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. beginning Wednesday, September 7, 2016 for 10 weeks. Graduation will be held on Wednesday, November 16, 2016.
WHERE: Police Department Headquarters in the Community Room at 3600 Wheeler Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22304
WHAT: The curriculum covers the core elements that are essential for participants to gain a greater understanding of police operations. As a result of their participation, residents can make more informed judgments about the Alexandria Police Department and its daily operations. The Police Department is simultaneously able to acquire a greater understanding of the views and concerns of the community through an enhanced relationship with the public.
The program is offered FREE of charge. Participants of must be at least 21 years of age and live or work in the City. Criminal History checks will be conducted on all applicants for final approval of acceptance.