The Bartlesville Police Department is taking applications for any citizen interested in attending the Citizen Police Academy. The first class is scheduled for Aug. 20 and applications will be accepted through July. This gives anyone interested an opportunity to learn more about law enforcement and get a better understanding between police and community members.
Bartlesville Police Chief Tracy Roles says, “The academy will allow citizens from our great community to learn about and experience the inner workings of law enforcement. It will also serve as an opportunity for positive engagement with officers and other police department staff members.”
The Citizens Police Academy is an 11-week program that will start Aug. 20 and conclude Oct. 29. All classes will be held from 6-9 on Tuesday evening’s at the Bartlesville Police Department, located at 615 S. Johnstone Ave.
Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and work in the Bartlesville-Dewey area. Application forms can be picked up at the Police Department or at cityofbartlesville.org.