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APD Schedules Citizen's Police Academy

APD Schedules Citizen's Police Academy
The Allentown Police Department is proud to announce that the application process for the 2019 Citizen’s Police Academy will open Monday, July 1, 2019 and be accepted until 3:00 pm on Thursday, August 1, 2019. 

Our Citizen Academy will run from September 9 to October 2, 2019. The academy classes will be held at the Allentown Police Academy, 2110 Park Drive, Allentown, PA 18103, Monday and Wednesday evenings from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Beginning Monday September 9 and concluding October 2.

Topics to be Covered include:

Crime Scene Processing History of the academy – Training, Certifications
K9/Arson Dog Demonstration Vice & Intelligence Search & Seizure
Youth Division Firearms & Firearms safety
School Resources Officers Emergency Vehicle Operation
Defensive Tactics – Use of Force Gang Unit
Traffic – Bikes, Motorcycles, DUI Arrests Lehigh County Coroner
Criminal Investigations APD Hiring Process – Polygraph, etc.
Emergency Response Team Computer Crime Lab
Police Scenarios Body Worn/ In Car Cameras

• Applications and information will be available beginning on Monday, July 1 at:

• For questions contact Sergeant Jim Gress at 610-437-7767 or

Class will be limited to 35 students. Allentown residents and Crime Watch group members will be given priority.

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