The College Station Police Department is preparing to conduct the 52nd session of the Citizen Police Academy.
This free eleven-week program is slated to begin September 1, 2015 and is designed to provide citizens with information on how the criminal justice system and the College Station Police Department operate. The goal of this program is to provide citizens with the opportunity to learn how police and community residents can work together to reduce crime. A variety of methods, from hands on classroom instruction to role-playing, and accompanying officers on their actual patrol shift, will provide community residents with a good look at police operations from the inside.
Topics covered by police instructors and outside experts will include: Criminal Law Traffic Law Criminal Investigations Crime Scene Investigation Uniformed Patrol Communications (911 Dispatch) Court System S.W.A.T. / Negotiations And Much More Citizens interested in attending the Citizen Police Academy should complete an application.
Applications are available at the College Station Police Department, 2611 Texas Avenue, online at CS Police website, or available by mail, email or fax by request when you call 764-5098.
The deadline for applying is Friday, August 21, 2015, at 5 p.m.
Again, there is no charge for the academy course.
Application to mail or fax
If You See Something, Say Something
The College Station Police Department, in partnership with the Department of Homeland Security, is encouraging local residents to report suspicious activity to local law enforcement.
For more info about reporting suspicious activity
View the Current National Threat Advisory