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Citizen Police Academy
Next Class: Feb. 2018

Does law enforcement interest you? Have you ever wanted a first-hand look behind the scenes at the Derby Police Department? If so, the Citizen Police Academy wants you! The Derby Police Department offers a biennial Citizen Police Academy to enhance the working relationship and communication between members of the community and law enforcement.

The academy is a 12-week program designed to provide a working knowledge and background of the Derby Police Department. The class meets on Tuesday evenings from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. for 12 weeks at the Derby Police Department, 229 N. Baltimore.

Fill out an online application. Applications are available at the Derby Police Department or you can print an application. View the CPA brochure.

This program is free. In order to attend, you must a resident of Derby, work in Derby, or own a business in Derby. You must be 21 years of age and have no felony or serious misdemeanor convictions.

What You'll Learn
The instruction will consist of demonstrations, tours, and the opportunity to ride along with a patrol officer. The curriculum includes crime scene processing, criminal law, police procedure, and range qualifications. Upon successful completion of the academy, the police department honors graduates with a ceremony and banquet.

Matt Liston
Matt Liston
Community Education Supervisor

Ph: 316-788-1557

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City of Derby
City of Derby
611 Mulberry Road
Suite 300
Derby, KS 67037-3533
Ph: 316-788-1519