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Public Safety News
Galveston Police Department
News Release
Tuesday, August 09, 2011

Galveston’s Citizens Police Academy Fall Class Offered at Lunch
Fall Program Offered During Weekday Lunch for Busy Professionals

Galveston, Texas – Time crunched professionals now have the chance to participate in the Galveston Police Department’s Citizens Police Academy.  This fall the free program will be offered weekly during the lunch hour to make it convenient for working citizens.  If you are at least 18 years of age, live or work in the City of Galveston, and would like to better understand how the police department serves the community, this is your chance to find out!  

WHAT:           Galveston Police Department Citizens Police Academy Fall Program 

WHEN:           First class meets Wednesday, September 7
Classes continue every Wednesday for the next 10 weeks
11:30AM – 1:00PM 

WHERE:        Fish Tales Restaurant
2502 Seawall Boulevard
Participants will be responsible for purchasing their own meal

The purpose of the Citizens Police Academy is to increase understanding between the Island’s citizens and the police department through education.  During the program students will be provided with information, training, and insight into the workings of the Galveston Police Department.  Courses will cover topics including police recruitment, internal affairs, criminal investigations, and narcotics and vice.

Due to the sensitive subject matter of this training, a criminal history check is required. 

Download an application from the City of Galveston’s website, www.cityofgalveston.org.  Questions about the program should be directed to Sgt. Destin Sims #329, office: 409-765-3606; email: dsims@cityofgalveston.org.



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