SPD accepting applications for “Community Police Academy”

Ever wondered what it’s like to be a police officer?  The Seattle Police Department is taking applications for the fall eleven-week Community Police Academy that begins Thursday, September 12, 2013.  Classes are held once a week for eleven-weeks from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

The Community Police Academy provides community members with an opportunity to learn firsthand about the job of a police officer and how the Seattle Police Department works.  Classes focus on patrol procedures and operations, criminal law, arrest procedures, search and seizure, the criminal justice process, crime scene investigation, bias crimes, narcotics, SWAT, use of force, defensive tactics, firearms/mock scenes, domestic violence, elder abuse, and arrest procedures.

The deadline to submit your application is Friday, July 26, 2013.

To apply, you can fill out the application that is attached, or go to:
*http://www.seattle.gov/police/programs/policeacademy/default.htm or call 206-684-8672 for more information.