The Flower Mound Police Department is now accepting applications to the popular Citizens Police Academy (CPA). This 10-week course is free to Flower Mound residents, and explores the inner workings of FMPD. Classes meet Thursdays from 7 to 9:30 p.m. and one Saturday from 9 to 11:30 a.m. beginning Thursday, March 23, at the Police Department, 4150 Kirkpatrick Lane. The class will conclude on Thursday, May 25, with a graduation dinner in the following days (date and location TBD).
CPA provides information and hands-on experience in law enforcement practices such as recruitment, training, narcotics, firearms, K-9, and crime scene analysis. Residents will also gain a better understanding of the different divisions within the Police Department including; Traffic, SWAT, Patrol, and Criminal Investigation.
Please visit: http://www.flower-mound.com/citizenpoliceacademy to download an application, or pick one up in person at FMPD. Space is limited so please apply early. Applications are due by 5 p.m. on Friday, March 17. Please keep in mind, applicants must meet certain criteria, complete necessary release forms, and be willing to undergo a criminal history and background check.