The Citizen's Police Academy is a 12 week program. Classes are taught by sworn police officers from various branches of the La Porte Police Department. Classes will be held one night per week for three hours and are free to all qualifying members of the public.
We currently do not have any citizen's police academies scheduled.
The purpose of this program is to facilitate better communications between the Police Department and the citizens of La Porte County through education. Graduates of this program will be better informed and have a greater understanding of police procedures and practices.
Must be a La Porte County resident or work within the La Porte Police Department's jurisdiction
Must be approved by the chief of police
Must be at least 21 years of age
Must be willing to undergo a background investigation
Must have no felony convictions
Must have no misdemeanor convictions in the last three years