March 2, 2011 - The Knoxville Police Department will hold it's next Citizens' Police Academy (CPA) starting March 17.Must be at least eighteen (18) year's of age
Must live or work within the City of Knoxville
Must submit a completed application
Must undergo a background investigation to include a criminal history check
The CPA is a twelve-week program that meets Thursday evenings from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. in the Training Room at the Knoxville Police Department.
A wide range of topics are covered dealing with the various capabilities and functions of the Knoxville Police Department.
Class sizes are kept to a minimum, in order to foster an environment for individual attention an active class participation.
A Selection and Nomination Committee will be responsible for reviewing all applications and upon consultation with the Chief of Police, will make the final selections for participation in each CPA.
In addition, this committee will be tasked with ensuring that each CPA contains a representative sample of our entire community.