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Lathrop Citizen's Police Academy

Citizen's Academy begins

Wednesday May 1st - June 5th 2019 / 6 weeks program meeting on Wednesday nights @ The Sheriff’s Office 7000 Michael Canlis Blvd. French Camp, Ca 95231.

Lathrop Police Services proudly announces its Citizen's Academy. The goal of the Lathrop Police Services Citizens Academy is to promote a better relationship between the police department and our community it serves. The Citizen's Academy is being offered three hours a week on consecutive Wednesdays over a six-week period. To help better-inform citizens by fostering a clearer understanding of a police officer's duties and how the officer carries out those duties. After completion of the academy you will be eligible to participate in a one time "ride along" with an officer.

Instructors for the academy will be comprised of San Joaquin County Sheriff's Deputies and civilian staff members. Class topics will include Internal Affairs, Community Oriented Policing, Patrol Procedures, Narcotics, Gangs, Hostage Negotiation, Domestic Violence, Crime Prevention, K-9, Swat, Traffic Enforcement and more.

Applicants must meet the following criteria: minimum age of 18, no misdemeanor arrests within one year of application (all past arrest will be considered in the screening process), no prior felony convictions, pass a security check.

Applications can be picked up at the police services located at 15597 S. Seventh Street, Lathrop City Hall, or at the Lathrop Community Center. Academy size will be limited to 35 citizens. Applicants will be notified in writing regarding acceptance to the Citizens Academy program.

Complete applications can be dropped off at Lathrop Police Services…DEADLINE for application is Friday April 17th @ 4pm.


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