Applications are now being accepted for the 2019 Citizens Police Academy.
This workshop is sponsored by five area agencies, and works to promote understanding of what law enforcement does, builds better community relationships, and provides an overview for people who may be interested in police work as a career.
The Citizens Police Academy will meet once a week for 10 weeks, beginning Monday, Jan. 28, 2019. A different topic will be covered each week. Classes will be held on Mondays from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Johnson County Joint Emergency Communication Center, 4529 Melrose Avenue, Iowa City.
Training will include department tours and ride-alongs, defensive tactics, evidence collection, drug investigation, and many other areas of law enforcement and operations.
Applications are due at 5 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 21, 2019.
Registration information: www.icgov.org/citizenspoliceacademy