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San Rafael Police Department

San Rafael Police Department

For Immediate Release

Author: Sgt. Lisa Holton
Date: September 19, 2018 2:08 PM

The San Rafael Police Department Invites Applications for the Citizen's Police Academy

The San Rafael Police Department Citizen’s Police Academy (CPA) is an exciting ten-week program hosted by the police department. This hands-on, interactive, behind-the-scenes program is offered free-of-charge and is taught by experienced police department employees who share their unique perspective on law enforcement.

The classes will be held every Wednesday night starting October 10, 2018 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. The Citizen's Police Academy will conclude on December 19, 2018 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 30 participants.

Topics covered will include: crime scene investigations, narcotics, traffic investigations, DUI enforcement, vehicle stops, SWAT operations, hostage negotiations, use of force tactics, and an introduction to the K-9 unit. There will be an opportunity to a ride-a-long with police officers in the field, as well as the department’s patrol boat. The department also hosts an optional class at a local shooting range.

Please enter the following link in your web browser for printable and online applications, as well as additional information: https://www.srpd.org/citizen-police-academy

Applications must be received by September 26th 2018. Seats fill up quickly. If you have any questions, please contact Community Service Officer Antonette Bullock at 415-485-3114.


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Posted: September 19, 2018 5:08 PDT by Sgt. Lisa Holton

Updated: September 19, 2018 5:11 PDT by Alex Holm


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