There's Still Time To Register For The Port Of Seattle's "Citizens Academy"

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The Port of Seattle wants our Readers to know that there’s still time to register for their FREE “Citizens Academy,” a unique, free opportunity to learn up close about the many challenges facing local law enforcement.

Citizens Academy is a once-a-week, 10-week program that is open to the public.

It will be held at Sea-Tac Airport on Mondays, 9 a.m. – 11 a.m., from April 12 through June 28.

Police officers and civilian personnel who are experts in their fields will teach classes at the Citizens Academy. Each instructor has years of training and street experience, providing insights not ordinarily available to those outside the department.

Subjects include patrol, community policing, recruitment and training, domestic violence, narcotics, dispatch, investigations, crimes scene analysis, SWAT, explosive detection and narcotics detection K-9, and the bomb squad.

All classes are free of charge and open to the public. The class is limited to 25 participants, so get your application in early.

Want to participate? You’ll need:

  • The ability to commit to attending a two-hour weekly class for ten weeks
  • A background check

Port employees who wish to participate must have their manager’s permission.

Ready to Apply? Download, print and fill out the application (PDF file) here, then return it to:

FAX: (206) 787-5741

or Mail:

Port of Seattle Police
Attn: Citizens Academy
PO Box 68727
Seattle, WA 98168

For more information, please contact Detective Dan Breed, at [email protected], or Officer Kyle Yoshimura at [email protected].

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One Response to “There's Still Time To Register For The Port Of Seattle's "Citizens Academy"”
  1. Coverofnight says:

    Requirements……background check – yeah, I can pass that. 2-hours each week for 10 weeks??!!!!! Don’t think so…….guess I’ll just watch 30 minutes of “Cops” instead to see the dangers they face. Good job though, to those cops that have to deal with the lowlifes around here.

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