‘Citizens Police Academy’ Starts March 16th, Will Help You Understand Police


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Together with Burien and SeaTac Police, the ‘Citizens Police Academy’ program is meant to increase the understanding between citizens and their Police Departments through education, and the next one will run Wednesday nights from March 16 – June 1st.

“This is an unforgettable experience and it’s completely free for anyone who lives or works in the cities of Burien and SeaTac,” reads a statement.

The 12-week session is provided twice a year in the spring and fall, with classes held every Wednesday night from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Snacks are provided.

Graduates of the Citizens Police Academy come away with a much better understanding of the criminal justice system and an appreciation for the many challenges facing Law Enforcement in today’s society.

This understanding will help citizens better assist officers. It will also increase the safety in their neighborhoods and community.

Here are the details:

WHAT: Citizens Academy session.

WHEN: Every Wed. night from 6pm – 9pm, from March 16 – June 1.

WHERE: SeaTac City Hall, located at 4800 S 188th Street in SeaTac.

INFO: To join, fill out an application and send it to:

CSO Nicki Maraulja
14905 6th Ave. SW
Burien, WA 98166

To find out more information, please call (206) 296-3333.

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  1. Greg Duff says:

    I had the pleasure of taking the Police Academy last year. It is fantastic. We had around 20 people in our class and the ages ranged from 19 to old. We looked at many phases of police work and I came away with a whole new respect for the King County Sheriffs Office. Some of the classes are unforgettable. The day we went to the shooting range and fired all sorts of weapons is a real highlight. We spent the evening at the 911 center and saw what happens when there is an emergency. Nicki, Henry Mclaughen and the whole staff do a great job. I encourage you to make the committment and sign up.

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