The Flower Mound Police Department is now accepting applications for the popular Citizens Police Academy (CPA). This 11-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 September 14, at the Police Department, 4150 Kirkpatrick Lane. The class will conclude on Thursday, November 16.
CPA participants will get hands-on experience in law enforcement practices such as recruitment, training, narcotics, firearms, K-9, and crime scene analysis. Students will also gain a better understanding of the different divisions within the Department including; Traffic, SWAT, Patrol, and Criminal Investigation. Please visit: http://www.flower-mound.com/CPA to download an application, or pick one up in person at FMPD.
Applicants must be at least 18-years-old, and space is limited so please apply early. Applications are due by 5 p.m. on Thursday, September 7. Please keep in mind, applicants must meet certain criteria, complete necessary release forms, and be willing to undergo a criminal history and background check.