The Lincoln City Police Department is now taking applications for its 2019 Citizens Police Academy.
Anyone interested in learning more about the police department and/or law enforcement in general, and if they live in north Lincoln County — within the district of Lincoln City schools — theyn are invited to submit an application and join the ranks of the Lincoln City Police Department’s previous academy graduates.
The 2019 academy begins Sept. 5 and will meet every Thursday evneing, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Oregon Coast Community College campus in Lincoln City.
Information included in the 12-week academy will cover local laws, police procedures and law enforcement theory. Plus, there are also three optional six-hour Saturday classes with provided lunch that give participants the opportunity for hands-on learning of use of force tactics, traffic stops, firearms, investigations, active shooter incidents and police K9.
For more information or to receive an application, contact Academy Coordinator Tami Williams at 541-994-3636 or [email protected]
— Lincoln City Police Department