Citizens’ Police Academy Begins Aug. 28

Thursday, July 10, 2014

The Chattanooga Police Department’s Office of Community Outreach is once again holding its Citizens’ Police Academy beginning Aug. 28.  This is an eight week course that gives citizens a glimpse into how the police department does its job.   

Instructors from the Police Department teach each class one night a week, covering a variety of topics including narcotics, homicide investigation, patrol, and the SWAT team.  In addition to learning about the police department, it’s a chance to meet people from all the communities that make up Chattanooga.

 To sign up for the Chattanooga Police Department’s Citizens’ Police Academy, contact Officer Wayne Jefferson at 643-5090 or 

There are 35 spots available for the class.  All applications must be returned to the Office of Community Outreach no later than Aug. 14.

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