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Kirkland News Room

Kirkland Police Host Citizens Academy

Contact: Audra Weber
Kirkland Police PIO
aweber@kirklandwa.govCitizens Academy Student in NVG
(425) 587-3451

– The Kirkland Police Department is inviting Kirkland residents to participate in the Citizens Academy. The academy will run every Wednesday from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., from September 14, through November 2, 2016. The deadline to apply is September 9, 2016.

The Citizens Academy is an eight-week program designed to give Kirkland residents a working knowledge of the Kirkland Police Department. The comprehensive instruction focuses on a specific topic each week, such as: patrol officer training, investigations, K9, Special Response Team, use of force issues and firearms.

The instruction consists of lectures, scenarios, demonstrations and tours and will be led by officers and other personnel from the Kirkland Police Department, who will instruct in their respective areas of expertise. The instruction includes hands-on learning.

For more Citizens Academy information, or to fill out an application, visit the Kirkland Police Department website.

For more information about the Citizens Academy please contact Officer Audra Weber, Kirkland Police Department at 425-587-3451 or email Officer Weber.