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Citizens Police Academy 

In response to popular demand, the Saint Paul Police Department’s Citizens Academy will resume this spring. This is a unique opportunity to get an up-close look at the department, the services it provides and the work of its Officers and Investigators. The 10-week course will be held in May, 2017 at the Saint Paul Police Department, 367 Grove Street St. Paul, MN. 55101.

Police officers and civilian personnel with expertise in law enforcement will instruct. Attendees will hear about insights and first-hand experiences ordinarily not shared with the public. Subjects will include: Community Engagement, Patrol operations, K-9 demonstrations, bomb disposal, evidence collection at crime scenes, Investigative procedures and much more.

The Citizens Academy is free to participants, who must be at least 21 years of age, pass a background check, and commit to attending the three-hour session each week. Space is limited to 20 participants.

Contacts: Sergeant Pamela Barragan at pam.barragan@ci.stpaul.mn.us or Saint Paul Police Community Engagement Unit at 651-266-5485