The Colony Citizen Police Academy is a 10-week program designed to open the lines of communication between The Colony Police Department and the community.
It is the sincere desire of The Colony Police Department to develop a style of policing that reflects a collaborative effort between the community and police. This process requires an informed citizenry and it is the goal of the CPA to increase "Understanding through Education."
Classes meet from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Thursday nights for 10 weeks starting March 21, 2019 in the Municipal Court. The is a free class.
The curriculum is intended to provide a comprehensive overview of the operational dynamics of The Colony Police Department and the critical role citizens play in our community crime-control efforts. Each class is given by Police Officers who actually work every day in the job area they are presenting
Any citizen who lives or works in the City of The Colony is eligible to attend the Citizen Police Academy. Each class is limited to 24 people and participants are chosen to ensure a broad community representation so everyone might develop an informed understanding of the effects that social, cultural, educational and economic institutions have on our neighborhoods.
To apply, send an email to Community Resource Officers Rick De La Cruz or Brian Lee, or call 972-624-3934.