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The Crystal, New Hope and Robbinsdale Citizens’ Police Academy is open to all interested adults who live or work within the city limits of these participating cities. These no-cost classes are held each fall and run six weeks, starting in September. Space is limited and participants must commit to attend all six classes. There is no cost and brief background check is conducted on all applicants.

2018 Class Schedule
 Classes are Thursdays, 6–9 p.m.
 Sept. 6  Sept. 27
 Sept. 13  Oct. 4
 Sept. 20  Oct. 11
 Application deadline is Aug. 31, 2018.

The academy is designed  for the average citizen who wants to learn more about their city's police department. Participants have included adults of all ages and backgrounds. Most of the instructors are New Hope, Crystal or Robbinsdale police officers.

Topics include patrol tactics, investigations, narcotics, crime scene processing, juvenile crime, dispatching, court procedures, use of force, canine demonstrations and crime prevention strategies.

For more information, Crystal residents can contact Sgt. Justin Tourville, 763-531-1060, email.

Citizens' Academy Registration
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