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Albuquerque Police Department Opens 50 Slots for Citizen’s Police Academy

The next APD Citizen’s Police Academy begins March 19, 2019.

Januray 29, 2019

The Albuquerque Police Department is holding its next Citizen’s Police Academy starting March 19, 2019. APD has 50 openings for the 12-week program that is open to citizens interested in a hand-on education about the training and work of Albuquerque Police officers.

The Citizen’s Police Academy meets every Tuesday and Thursday from 6-9 p.m. at the Albuquerque Police Academy. The program is designed to improve relations between the department and community, while creating opportunities for volunteers to help police.

Students receive classroom instruction from APD’s specialized units, including presentations and demonstrations from Homicide, Crime Scene Specialists, Narcotics, K-9 and SWAT.

More information from the Academy is attached, including requirements for citizens to be eligible for the program.

People can apply online at http: