oboro police 300OWENSBORO, Ky. (6/16/14) — The Owensboro Police Department, community owned and operated since 1817, wants to give the citizens of Owensboro the opportunity to see how their department operates on a day-to-day basis.

We believe that by educating the community, we can foster better communications between the Owensboro Police Department and those we serve. To that end, we are pleased to announce that we are currently accepting applications for the 2014 Citizen’s Police Academy.

The Citizen’s Police Academy is a 12 week long class that will meet at the Owensboro Police Department for three hour sessions one night each week, and is designed to give insight into the day-to-day operations of the Owensboro Police Department.

It is scheduled to run on each Thursday from August 14 to October 30. Class times are 6 p.m. until 9 p.m.

Members of the department will be your presenters and may discuss course topics such as:

  • Tour of OPD Headquarters
  • Patrol Operations
  • Hiring Process
  • Training
  • Accreditation
  • Professional Standards
  • Criminal Investigations
  • Polygraph
  • Narcotics
  • Hazardous Material Recovery
  • D.U.I. – portable breath test/intoxilyzer
  • Arrest/Handcuffing Procedures
  • Officer Safety
  • Dispatch – Codes and Signals
  • Street Crimes – Surveillance Equipment, Undercover Operations
  • OPD Firing Range – Firearms Demonstration
  • Emergency Response Team – Dynamic Entry, Rappelling
  • K-9 Officer – Training, Capabilities, Demonstration

Registration is limited… to apply go to our website, www.owensboro.org/police or click on the following link where you can read more about the Citizen’s Police
Academy: http://www.owensboro.org/police/?page_id=38.

SurfKY News
Information provided by Officer Michael Hathaway

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

In Other News...

DCHS Student Council Hosts May Day 5K

DAVIESS COUNTY, Ky. (4/26/15) — The Daviess County High School Student Council is sponsoring its sixth annual May Day… Read More

Superheroes ‘Bowl for Kids Sake’

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (4/25/15) — The 29th annual Bowl for Kids Sake took place at Melody Lanes on at Saturday, April 25.… Read More
1 DOW 18,080.14
+21.45 (0.12%)    
2 S&P 2,117.69
+4.76 (0.23%)    
3 NASDAQ 5,092.08
+36.02 (0.71%)    

Most Read This Week

April 17, 2015 12500

An Open Letter from an Addict

by Olivia Kirks
April 23, 2015 7666

Man Charged with Sodomy, Incest/Victim under 12

by SurfKY News
April 18, 2015 5832

Man Charged with Attempting to Coerce Minor for…

by Madisonville Police Department
April 20, 2015 4949

Nortonville Woman Charged with Meth Possession at…

by Madisonville Police Department
April 24, 2015 4264

UPDATE: Police Can't Substantiate Injured Man…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

April 17, 2015 12500

An Open Letter from an Addict

by Olivia Kirks
April 02, 2015 8856

UPDATE: Madisonville Man Injured in Head-on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

April 25, 2015 1329

Above and Beyond: Wade Simons

by Gary Gates, SurfKY News
April 24, 2015 1037

Elementary Girls in Good GRACES with Unique…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
April 25, 2015 945

Planning Commission Approves Zoning Amendments…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
April 25, 2015 893

Superheroes ‘Bowl for Kids Sake’

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
April 26, 2015 830

New Drug Helps Farmer with Parkinson's Return to…

by Laura Dawahare
April 25, 2015 827

Webster County Traffic Advisory

by Keith Todd
April 25, 2015 769

Focus on Hopkins County: Interview with Sheriff…

by Tim Thomas
April 25, 2015 739

Tobacco Quitline Callers Eligible for Extra…

by Beth Fisher
April 25, 2015 692

Happenings and Meetings - Hopkins County

by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
April 25, 2015 681

Keeping the Faith - 'To Die Trying'

by Ronnie McBrayer