Firestone Police Department Announces 1st
Citizens’ Police Academy!
The Firestone Police Department will host its first Citizens’ Police Academy this fall. This exciting, 10-week program provides a hands-on learning experience for attendees, designed to build a better understanding of law enforcement and the decisions officers make every day and to build partnerships within the community.
This Citizens’ Police Academy combines classroom presentations, demonstrations, and hands-on experiences on various topics, including: building searches, criminal law, community policing, vehicle stops, officer survival, police technology, use of force, and much more!
Classes will be held on Tuesday evenings from 6:00 – 8:30 p.m. starting on Tuesday, September 13 and finishing with a graduation ceremony on Tuesday, November 15.
Who Can Attend?
Applicants must live or work within the town limits of Firestone and be 18 years of age or older to qualify. Each applicant will undergo a criminal background check due to the sensitive nature of the access given to attendees. The class will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis, with limited space available. Registration is open until August 12, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.
How do I apply?
To apply, fill out and submit an online application. Once the application is received and processed, you will receive follow-up communication regarding your status, and if admitted into the program, further information will follow.
View more information about this program online at www.firestoneco.gov/police.