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Posted on: June 30, 2014

[ARCHIVED] Apply Now: Citizen’s Police Academy

Go behind the scenes with the Issaquah Police Department.

Meet the men and women who serve and protect you every day, ride along with a police officer and become a more informed citizen.

Starting in September, our police department will hold a free 10-week Citizens’ Police Academy for adults 21 and older who live or work in Issaquah.
Each course will be taught by Issaquah police officers.

In addition to hands-on demonstrations, our interactive courses will cover:

• The art of an investigation

• How investigators handle crime scenes

• Stories from our patrol unit

• Partnerships with our local schools

• Issaquah’s 911 dispatch center and jail

• Criminal law

• Tactics officers use when dealing with the public

• Officer safety

The academy will be held from 6:30-9 p.m. every Wednesday from Sept. 10-Nov. 12, 2014, at Issaquah City Hall and Police Department, 130 E. Sunset Way. The application deadline is Aug. 15.

Applicants must have no prior felony convictions, and pass a criminal background check. Apply now.