Lt. Dan Fink
Date: December 22, 2015 9:13 AM
The San Rafael Police Department is proud to announce the return of the Citizens Police Academy. The Citizens Police Academy (CPA) is an exciting ten week program hosted by the police department. Offered free of charge, this hands-on, interactive, behind-the-scenes program is taught by experienced police department employees who share their unique perspective on law enforcement. The classes will be held every Wednesday night starting March 16, 2016 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. The CPA will conclude on May 18, 2016 with a graduation ceremony. The classes will be held at the San Rafael City Council Chambers at 1400 Fifth Avenue, San Rafael. The class size will be limited to approximately 25 participants.
Topics covered will include: crime scene investigations, narcotics investigations, traffic investigations, DUI enforcement, vehicle stops, SWAT operations and equipment, use of force tactics, and an introduction to the K9 unit. There will be an opportunity to go on a ride-a-long with a police officer, a ride-a-long on the patrol boat, Mission City, and an optional class at a local shooting range.
How to Apply
To apply for the Citizens Police Academy click here for the Citizens Police Academy Application. Applications must be received by February 29, 2016. If you have any questions, please contact Community Service Officer Antonette Bullock at 415-485-3114.