APD Citizen Police Academy

APD Citizen Police Academy

The next Alexandria Police Department Citizen Academy is coming up soon. The Academy will begin March 24, every Tuesday evening from 5-8 pm until May 5. You must be at least 21 years old to attend this free training. There are limited spots, and preference will be given to those who live and work in Alexandria.

The Citizen Police Academy shows citizens how the Alexandria Police Department operates. We hope a better understanding of how your police department works will improve the relationship between citizens and officers.

The Citizen Police Academy meets once a week for 7 weeks at the police academy. Classes consist of an overview of the Alexandria Police Department, patrol functions, a tour of the department, internal affairs, family violence, DWI enforcement procedures, explanation of the use of deadly force, pursuit policies, crime prevention, personal safety and crime scene investigation techniques.

“The citizen’s academy is a tremendous opportunity for the citizenry to have a greater understanding of their police department. This academy serves as an example of our commitment to bridge the gap between law enforcement and the people that we serve. It also reinforces the principal that for the police to be successful we must have a genuine partnership with our community.” -Chief Jerrod King

Please complete and send or fax the application to:
Alexandria Police Department
Community Police Division
1000 Bolton Avenue
Alexandria, LA 71301
FAX: 318-441-6520