2015 Citizen’s Police Academy
The Ridgecrest Police Department is currently accepting applications for the 2015 Citizen’s Police Academy. The Citizen’s Police Academy is a nine-week program designed to give members of the community an inside look at local law enforcement. During the Academy, students will be introduced to a variety of topics to give them an overview of the Ridgecrest Police Department’s function and operational procedures. Graduates from the Academy are encouraged to continue their involvement with the Police Department by becoming one of our Volunteers in Police and Community Together (PACT) and/or the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT).
Participants in the Citizen’s Police Academy are selected by the Chief of Police through an application process. Enrollment is limited to twenty (20) students. Potential candidates must meet the following eligibility requirements:
• Must be a minimum of 18 years of age
• Must live or work in the IWV
• Must have NO felony convictions
• Must have had no serious misdemeanor convictions in the last 5 years
The Citizen’s Police Academy application and information is available for Download Here or on our City of Ridgecrest webpage (http://ridgecrest-ca.gov/citizens-police-academy) and at the Ridgecrest Police Department, 100 W. California Ave., Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. You can also email Sergeant Ryan Marrone (email address below) for an application.
• Applications will be accepted until Friday, June 26, 2015
• Classes begin on Thursday, August 6, 2015 from 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
• Graduation from the Academy will be held Thursday, October 01, 2015
The Citizen’s Police Academy is a great way to learn about your community, meet people and get to know the men and women of your police department. To learn more about the Academy, please leave a message for Sgt. Ryan Marrone – Ridgecrest Police Department at (760) 499-5143 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Prepared By: Sgt. Ryan Marrone Date/Time: 5/20/2015, 10:30 a.m.