JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) -The Jonesboro Police Department announced Tuesday enrollment is underway for their ninth session of Citizens Police Academy.
According to a news release, the academy runs for 12 weeks, with the first session scheduled for Thursday, March 14.
After that, the academy will meet every Thursday from 6 p.m.-9 p.m.
The academy gives citizens the opportunity to learn about the Jonesboro Police Department, and encourage partnership with the community.
While the academy won’t hire any new officers, it also gives the public a chance to learn about the policies, procedures, and laws that police enforce.
In order to apply, citizens must be 21 years old, and live in work in Craighead County.
According to the release, residents also must not have any prior felony arrests, no serious misdemeanors over the last two years, and commit to attending 75% of the classes.
Those who wish to apply can email the Jonesboro Police Department at firstname.lastname@example.org