The Waukee Police Department's Citizens Academy is a 30-hour block of instruction designed to give the public a working knowledge of the practices, policies and procedures governing the Waukee PD. The academy consists of 10 three-hour sessions conducted on a weekly basis. The sessions have been designed to incorporate an interactive format, providing participants with a hands-on experience whenever practical. Instructors are certified police officers, supervisors and other personnel with expertise in various areas.
This next program will take place Jan. 13 through March 24, 2022. Classes will be held Thursday evenings from 6-9 p.m. with no class held March 17.
Registration is full.
Questions? Call 515-978-7979.
Topics covered include:
History of the Waukee Police Department
Police professional standards and ethics
Police patrol tactics
School Resource Officer (SRO) program and juvenile crime