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Atlanta Police Department Seeks Candidates for Upcoming Citizens Police Academy

Post Date:05/11/2018 9:18 PM

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News-CALEA   Atlanta Police Department Public Affairs Unit
226 Peachtree Street, S.W., 5th Floor
Atlanta, Georgia 30303
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Contact: Carlos Campos
Director, Public Affairs Unit
apd-publicaffairs@atlantaga.gov

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 11, 2018

 

Atlanta Police Department Seeks Candidates for Upcoming Citizens Police Academy

ATLANTA –

The Atlanta Police Department is accepting applications for an upcoming Citizens Police Academy that provides the public with an interactive and engaging inside look at its work. The eight-week course begins May 29, 2018 and is held every Tuesday from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at the Atlanta Public Safety Headquarters at 226 Peachtree St. SW, Atlanta, GA 30303.

The Academy provides citizens with an insight of the department, an opportunity to experience aspects of basic law enforcement training and a better understanding of the operations and practices of the Atlanta Police Department. It includes approximately 24 hours of instruction with topics that include crime lab, 911, identity theft, use of force, SWAT, homicide investigations and more. 

Potential candidates for the Citizens Police Academy must meet, these requirements:

• Resident of the Metropolitan Atlanta area

• At least 21 years old

• No felony convictions

• No misdemeanor convictions within one year of application 

HOW TO APPLY

* Contact: Elizabeth Espy, Director of Community Engagement and Events Phone: 404-546-2541 Email: enespy@atlantaga.gov to request an application * Scan and email, mail or hand deliver the completed application to: enespy@atlantaga.gov or Atlanta Police Department Attn.: Elizabeth Espy 226 Peachtree St. SW Atlanta, GA 30303

* Deadline for applications to be returned is May 22, 2018 – space is limited

 

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