The Texarkana Arkansas Police Department is proud to announce the upcoming 1st annual Citizen Police Academy.
The Citizen Police Academy is an eight week program designed to give the public a working knowledge of the Texarkana Arkansas Police Department. Each session consists of weekly classes that will meet at the Texarkana Arkansas Police Headquarters. The instruction is comprehensive; each week different units within the department are covered.
Class A is scheduled to begin on Tuesday, March 15, 2016 at the TAPD Training Room, located in the Bi-State Justice Building, at 100 North State Line Avenue.
Evening classes are from 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Graduation is Tuesday, April 26, 2016.
Some of the curriculum topics will include;
Meet the Chief
Response to Resistance
Organize Crime Division
The goal is to educate the public about the Texarkana Arkansas Police Department and to increase the rapport between citizens and police officers.
We hope the graduates of the Citizen Police Academy become more aware and better informed about how the Police Department operates, and will encourage friends, coworkers and families to join the Texarkana Arkansas Police Department in this rewarding program.
To apply you must be 18yoa, and have no prior felony convictions. Deadline to apply is Friday, February 26th, 2015. Applications are available at the Texarkana Arkansas Police Administration Officer or the Central Records and Communications widow, both located on the 3rd floor of the Bi-State Justice Center. Or you can call CPL Kristi Bennett @ 903-798-3187 or Kelly O’Neill @ 903-798-3067 to have an application emailed to you.
Thank you and you can visit the Texarkana Arkansas Police Department online at http://www.txkusa.org/arkpolice.
Officer Kristi Mitchell
Public Information Officer