Citizen Police Academy

No scheduled classes at this time.  Please contact us if you are interested in signing up for the next class.

This is a 7-week program .  Classes run from 6:00 to 9:00 PM each night at the Whately Police Department  There will be numerous topics discussed by Whately Police Officers. Individuals will also participate in hands-on exercises.  Some of the topics covered will include:

Patrol Procedures                                    

Use of Force

Motor Vehicle Law/Traffic Enforcement

Operating Under the Influence of Alcohol/Drugs   

Crime Scene Processing / Forensics

Domestic Violence

CPR Training

Firearms Laws


This is great opportunity to discuss, with community members, the realities and challenges of policing in today’s society.  The goal is to not only educate community members about policing, but to strengthen our partnership with the community we serve, and increase our awareness of the concerns of our citizens. 

All individuals must be 18 years of age.  A criminal background check will be conducted on all applicants to determine their eligibility. This program is free of charge.  There are a limited number of seats available, so anyone interested in participating in the 2017 CPA should submit their application as soon as possible.   


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