Posted on 2/2/14

oboro police 300OWENSBORO, Ky. (6/21/13) – 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 2013 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, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. each Thursday, and is designed to give insight into the day-to-day operations of the Owensboro Police Department. It is scheduled to run from August 22 to November 7.
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 & 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, visit the Owensboro Police Department website at, or click on the following link:

SurfKY News
Information provided by Michael Hathaway your social media marketing partner

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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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.

3/13 - 16
3/13 - 16

Most Read This Week

October 06, 2015 4550

County Passes Occupational Tax Ordinance

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
October 07, 2015 4002

Alleged Attempt to Hide Meth in Doughnuts Results…

by SurfKY News
October 05, 2015 3909

Four Charged with Drug Offenses after Motel…

by SurfKY News
October 06, 2015 3381

Dawson Man Charged with Cultivating Marijuana,…

by SurfKY News
October 02, 2015 3096

Mahr Park Project Manager Describes Present,…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

September 16, 2015 13123

Mining Accident Fatality - Update

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
September 30, 2015 11183

Dawson Woman Dead After Princeton Factory…

by SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

October 07, 2015 4002

Alleged Attempt to Hide Meth in Doughnuts Results…

by SurfKY News
October 07, 2015 2591

Vehicle Overturns during Two-Car Collision

by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
October 07, 2015 2020

3 From Greenville Indicted On Drug Charges

by SurfKY News
October 07, 2015 865

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released -…

by SurfKY News
October 07, 2015 827

McConnell Bill To Help Families Adopting Children…

by SurfKY News
October 07, 2015 592

Lt. Gov. Urges Continued Healthcare Path for…

by SurfKY News
October 07, 2015 572

MCC Participating in Used Mobile Phone Drive to…

by SurfKY News
October 07, 2015 445

Kentucky Lottery Results for Tuesday Oct. 6, 2015

by SurfKY News
October 08, 2015 418

UPDATE: Mortons Gap Boil Water Advisory Lifted

by SurfKY News
October 07, 2015 403

Two Arrested On Drug Charges After Investigation

by SurfKY News