Free Police Department Program Partners with Galveston Chamber of Commerce
(GALVESTON, TX) April 2, 2013 - Registration is now open for the Galveston Police Department’s 32nd Citizens Police Academy. This particular session partners GPD with the Galveston Chamber of Commerce to provide a convenient time and location for participants. The 12 week course brings police officers and the local community together in an educational setting that provides participants an in-depth overview of the department and its day-to-day operations.
This free program will be offered weekly from 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM. If you are at least 18 years of age, live or work in the City of Galveston, and would like to better understand how the police department serves the community, this is your chance to find out!
WHAT: 32nd Galveston Police Department Citizens Police Academy
WHEN: First class meets Monday, April 8th
Classes continue every Monday for the next 11 weeks
11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
WHERE: Galveston Chamber of Commerce
2228 Mechanic Street, Suite 101
The purpose of the Citizens Police Academy is to increase understanding between the Island’s citizens and the police department through education. During the program students will be provided with information, training, and insight into the workings of the Galveston Police Department. Course topics include patrol and traffic enforcement, internal affairs, use of force, criminal investigations, narcotics and vice, as well as crime scene investigation and many others.
Due to the sensitive subject matter of this training, a criminal history check is required.
Download a brochure and application from the City’s website, www.cityofgalveston.org. Questions about the program should be directed to Sgt. Destin Sims #329 at (409)765-3606 or firstname.lastname@example.org.