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Citizens Police Academy Registration Now Open
Posted on Thursday January 02, 2020
Registration is now open for Mission's Citizens Police Academy.
Mission's Citizen Police Academy is a ten-week program that meets on Thursday evenings from 6:30-9:00 p.m. March 5 through May 7, 2020. Sessions are designed to be both educational and enjoyable. Program leaders will share their enthusiasm for the work they do while allowing participants an opportunity to better understand how the Police Department works. The academy will expose participants to topics such as:
  • Criminal Investigations
  • Patrol Operations
  • DUI and Traffic Enforcement
  • Less-Lethal Weapons
  • Interview and Interrogations
  • Death Investigations
  • Firearms
  • Defensive Tactics
  • Search and Seizure
  • Domestic Violence Situations and Response

Behind the scenes tours of the Johnson County Adult Detention Center, Emergency Communications Center, and Criminalistics Laboratory are also scheduled. Participants will graduate May 7, and will have future opportunities to assist the Police Department at volunteer events throughout the year.

There is no cost to participcate in the Academy, but applicants must reside or work in Mission, be at least 18 years of age, and pass a background check.
Program Announcement Flyer (pdf)
Applications are available by contacting Sergeant Rob Meyers at 913-676-8333 or

City of Mission
6090 Woodson    Mission, KS 66202    |    City Hall: 913-676-8350    |    Community Center: 913-722-8200    |   Emergency: 911
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