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Clinton Police Department Citizens’ Police Academy Accepting Applications

February 5, 2024
It’s time for the next session of the Clinton Police Department‘s Citizens’ Police Academy on April 22 – 27, 2024! The class will be from 1800 (6pm) – 2100 (9pm) Monday through Thursday, Patrol Ride-A-Longs on Friday (Time scheduled individually by each participant), and 0800 (8am) – 1500 (3pm) on Saturday.
The Citizens’ Police Academy is designed to give participants an in-depth look at how the Clinton Police operate. The goals of the Citizens’ Police Academy are:
  • To educate and inform the community about the Clinton Police Department;
  • To promote the “Community-Oriented” Philosophy;
  • To provide a forum for police and community interaction;
  • To work together to create a safer city.
Participants will be introduced to the Clinton Police Department Command Staff and learn about:
  • The History of the Clinton Police Department
  • Dispatch Center & Operations
  • Jail and Booking Operations
  • Clinton Police Administration
  • “Becoming a Clinton Police Officer”
  • Crime Prevention & Awareness
  • Patrol Division
  • School Resource Officer Unit
  • Crisis Negotiations Team
  • Warrants Division
  • Criminal Investigations Division
  • Narcotics Unit
  • Boondocks Firearms Training Academy & Facilities
  • Firearms Safety & Training
  • Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Squadron
  • Special Weapons And Tactics Team
  • Explosive Ordinance Unit
The course is free of charge and open to anyone 18 years of age & older. Participation requires a background check by the department.
For more information, please contact Lt. Michael Kelly at kelly292@clintonpd.org or 601-924-5252.