Everett PD Brings Back Community Police Academy

Bonnie Johnson - Saturday, February 15, 2020
Everett PD Brings Back Community Police Academy

After a 20-year hiatus, the Everett Police Department is bringing back its Community Police Academy.

The courses, ten of them, will begin in early April. “The Community Police Academy is a unique learning experience conducted by the EPD and is designed to give citizens a better understanding of the mission, values and operations of the department.” It’s meant to allow residents of the city of Everett, or at the very least someone who works here, to deepen their operating knowledge of the department and how EPD is working towards increased quality of life for all Everett Residents.

Because of the nature of the program, there is an elaborate vetting process to attend the courses, and the spots are limited to 20. The application process opened February 10 and will remain open until March 9th.

On March 23rd, the selected participants will be notified, and will then submit to a Washington State Patrol Background Check. So long as they pass, classes are due to begin April 9th and run through June 11th. The classes themselves will run every Thursday night from 6-9pm.

During the course, classmates will be introduced to the nuts and bolts that all police officers need to know in order to perform their jobs effectively; patrol tactics, investigations, use of force, community outreach, and SWAT, just to name a few.

All Everett residents over 21 are encouraged to apply for the free course (provided that you know you can pass a background check) but especially so if you’re interested in the field of criminal justice, crime trends or even volunteering with the Everett Police Department.

Need more info? Check out their website here.
 


Tags

Snohomish Leonard J. Martin Sky Valley Ferndale Coastal Community Bank IPO ronald mcdonald house Rotary of Arlington Paws With Cause Gym Edmonds polygraph Funko rodeo Popcorn in the Park wildlife Jim Creek Rucker band Olympics Beer and wine Carl Gibson Senior Center Nathan Senff Lynnwood Boeing Everett Library Legion Cassie Franklin Interview Everett PD Recruitment Everett Community College Mayor Cassie Franklin KRKO La Conner Compass Health Building Communities of Hope Darrington Paine Field Habitat for Humanity Smoke alarms Marysville Pilchuck Grand Opening Casino Road Initiative Snohomish County PUD Lakewood Mount Vernon Marysville Everett Metro Plan Everett DUI Show fire Maury Eskenazi Everett Police Department USS Sampson Monte Cristo USO Granite Falls JJ Harrison Everett News DC Gabe Maggio Monroe Health Marysville Getchell Kla Ha Ya Days racing Jet City Everett Fire Department Team USA Rotary of Port Pardner Tim Hunter Girls on the Run Snohomish community country music Highway 2 Trestle Tankfest auction skagit Everett Historic Theatre Everett Naval Base Boating Season Nascar Weather Skagit County News Bayside Bikes Arts Elders Legion Bluff Startup soccer Students Ellensburg rodeo Rotary of Port Gardner Lake Stevens Arlington Everett Transit Snohomish County News Bethany Lineup Jacob Hilkin Paine Field Aviation Day Washington State University Marysville Fire Department Batman Navy Boating Lowell ChildStrive Kayla Lemmon Memorial Day WW2 Broadway Glacier Peak Dagmar's Marina Everett High School USS Ralph Johnson Flying Heritage History Cascade Bicycle Club Archery Everett Jets FC Harry Potter biking Marvel WSDOT Legion Park Ana Perdomo Pioneer Place Silver Lake, Washington

Archive