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Citizen Police Academy
Citizen Police Academy
Center for public safety
The Jacksonville Police Citizen Academy provides an opportunity for Citizens to learn firsthand about the City's Public Safety operations. The 8 week long academy features a series of lectures, location tours and activities that give Citizens behind the scenes look at Law Enforcement activities in Jacksonville. Enroll by printing and filling out an application before February 10.

Program Dates
citizens meet police
Sessions are held weekly March through April 2015, on Thursdays from 6:30- 9:30PM at the Center for Public Safety at 200 Marine Blvd in Jacksonville. The Academy will not meet on April 2 for a spring break. The Citizen Police Academy enrollment deadline is February 10.  Applications must be submitted by this time because all participants are subject to background checks prior to approval.

Citizens tour the county jail
Applicants must meeting the following qualification for participation:  
  • Minimum age of 21 years.
  • City of Jacksonville resident, City of Jacksonville business owner, or employed by the City.
  • Must pass a criminal history background check.

Print and fill out this application and bring it in person it to the Center for Public Safety at 200 Marine Boulevard or mail it to City of Jacksonville Citizen Police Academy 200 Marine Blvd Jacksonville, NC, 28541.

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