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2020 Citizen Police Academy - Thursday, October 8, 2020

Citizens Police Academy

The Allentown Police Department is proud to announce that the application process for the 2020 Citizen’s Police Academy will open Wednesday October 7, 2020, and be accepted until 4:30 pm on Friday October 16, 2020. Our Citizen Academy will run from October 27th to December 22nd, 2020 --Tuesday, and Thursday evenings from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. The academy classes will be held at the Allentown Police Academy, 2110 Park Drive, Allentown, PA 18103. Beginning Tuesday 27th. and concluding Thursday December 22nd.

Topics will include:

  • History of the Academy - Training, Certifications, etc.
  • Vice & Intelligence Search and Seizure
  • Firearms & Firearms Safety
  • Emergency Vehicle Operation
  • Gang Unit
  • Lehigh County Coroner
  • APD Hiring Process
    Polygraph, etc
  • Computer Crime Lab
  • Body-Worn and In-Car Cameras

For questions, contact Officer April Knerr at 610-439-5961 or email at

Allentown residents and Crime Watch group members will be given priority.


Allentown Police Department

Emergency: 911
Non-Emergency: 610-437-7751
Police Desk: 610-437-7753
Police Desk Fax: 610-437-8721
APD LGBT Liaison: 610-437-7777

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