Today, the Bellevue Police opened online registration for the spring community police academy. The Community Academy is a 12-week program for Bellevue residents and those who work in Bellevue to become acquainted with how their police department operates. On completion of the academy, graduates will have gained a better understanding of the law enforcement role in the criminal justice system, and an appreciation for the many challenges facing law enforcement in today’s complex society.
The Community Academy is a primarily classroom-based, with hands-on lessons about law enforcement about patrol procedures, firearms, 911 communications, narcotics, K-9, major crimes investigations, major accident investigations, defensive tactics and hostage negotiations.
The spring 2019 community academy begins on March 7th, and takes place every Thursday evening from 7-10 p.m. until May 23rd. Registration is now open, click here to apply.