Carbondale Police Taking Applications for Basic Citizens Police Adacdemy

Carbondale Police Taking Applications for Basic Citizens Police Adacdemy

CARBONDALE — Carbondale Police are now taking applications for the Basic Citizens Police Academy classes.

The academy will be divided into two components consisting of basic and advanced classes. Each academy will have five session beginning on Thursday, Sept. 26 and continuing Thursday, Oct. 10, Thursday, Oct. 24, Thursday, Nov. 7 and Thursday, Nov. 14. The classes will run from 6 to 9 p.m.

The advanced class will be open for those who complete the basic class or for prior CPA graduates. Classes for the Advanced Citizen’s Police Academy will begin in the spring of 2019.

These classes are free, and you must be over 18-year-old to participate. You will undergo a background check.

For more information or to get your application, contact Officer Randy Mathis at 457-3200 ext. 402 or email rmathis@explorecarbondale.com. You can also download an application at http://carbondalepolice.com/forms.

Applications are due by Monday, Sept. 24.