Mesa Citizen Police Academy To Begin In April
February 4, 2009
The Mesa Police Department's next Citizen Police Academy is
scheduled to begin on April 8 and will graduate on June 10.
Classes are held on Wednesday evenings from 6:30 p.m. to 10:00
p.m. at various police department facilities.
The Citizen Police Academy offers a mix of classroom
presentation and hands-on experience, which combine to give
students an insight and understanding of law enforcement's role
in our community.
Classes during the 10-week program show what goes into the
making of a police officer. A step-by-step journey that starts
with the hiring process and advances through all facets of
training, from physical fitness and use of force, to
communications, criminal and accident investigation, patrol and
The Citizen Police Academy will include presentations on such
- Photo Radar
- Street Crimes
Potential candidates must meet the following criteria:
- 19 years of age or older
- Reside in or be employed in Mesa
- No prior felony arrests
- No misdemeanor arrests within one year of application
- Pass a background check
For more information and an application contact Jen Wills in the
Mesa Police Department Training Section at 480-644-4139.
Applications may also be downloaded