PUBLIC IS ENCOURAGED TO ENROLL IN JPD CITIZENS’ POLICE ACADEMY
(Jackson, Miss.) – The Jackson Police Department’s next Citizens’ Police Academy is scheduled for Monday, March 23-30, 2020. The mission of the Citizens’ Police Academy is to educate and inform the community; to provide a forum for police and community interaction; to identify community problems, needs and concerns; and to foster a partnership with the community and the Police Department in working toward creating a safer environment.
The week-long experience offers exposure to numerous events, including a tour of the Public Safety Communications Center, an overview of the Community Relations/Crisis Intervention Unit, S.W.A.T/Bomb Squad exhibitions, and Driving/Firearms Simulator training.
The sessions are conducted from 6 p.m. - 8 p.m., Monday through Thursday at the Police Training Academy, and Saturday from 9 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., at the Police Firing Range for the SWAT/Bomb presentation and firearms instruction.
Enrollment is open until March 13th. For more information or for registration, please call the Office of Community Relations at 601.960-1389 or e-mail Renee Walker at firstname.lastname@example.org or Marilynn Paige at email@example.com.