Chattanooga Police Department Citizens Police Academy Now Accepting Applications For March 12 Session

Tuesday, January 14, 2020
The Chattanooga Police Department's Citizens Police Academy is accepting applications for its upcoming nine-week session, which will begin on Thursday, March 12. Each session runs from 6:8 p.m.

Class participants are taught by police officers who cover topics such as SWAT, EOD, Patrol, Narcotics, Special Investigations and Internal Affairs, just to name a few. The CPA is also an opportunity for community members to engage with department personnel and to learn more about the services provided, discuss current issues regarding policing and ask questions. 

Applications for the upcoming CPA are available online.

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