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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

NEW ORLEANS POLICE DEPARTMENT CITIZEN’S POLICE ACADEMY

March 10, 2014

The Citizen’s Police Academy is managed by the Crime Prevention Unit of the New Orleans Police Department under the leadership of Superintendent Ronal W. Serpas.  The academy is a program designed to provide citizens with information on various functions of the New Orleans Police Department and the criminal justice system.  The program consists of various topics, which will be presented by several police officers, field experts and city officials and leaders.  Some of the topics that will be discussed are: Communications Division (complaint calls); Community Service Programs (Neighborhood Watch, Crimestoppers); Public Integrity Bureau (complaints against police officers); Special Investigations (various criminal investigation procedures), Crime Lab Division (evidence collection); Education and Training Academy (Officer Involved Shooting simulation); District Attorney’s Office (policies and procedures); Duties of a Judge (policies and procedures); and several other topics.  This program is for informational purposes only and does not teach citizens how to become police officers. 

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

At least 21 years old / A resident of the City of New Orleans / Must submit an application

DATE FOR FILING APPLICATION

Applications will be accepted until announcement is withdrawn.

PROGRAM SCHEDULE

The 8-week program begins on Wednesday, April 23, 2014.  Sessions are held every Wednesday from 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm at the Special Operations Division Compound located at 1899 Tchoupitoulas Street in New Orleans.  Free food and beverages are served during each session, and a closing ceremony is held at the end of the 8 weeks.   

 

REGISTRATION FOR THE PROGRAM

CPA Application

Submit completed application to the contact information listed below:

 

New Orleans Police Department

Crime Prevention Unit

715 South Broad Street, Room A-412

New Orleans, Louisiana  70119

Office Number: (504) 658-5590

Fax Number: (504) 658-5194

Email: sylbrown@nola.gov

 
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Last updated: 12/15/2014 2:17:42 PM

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