Kilgore Plans CItizens' Police Academy


KILGORE (KYTX) - The Kilgore Police Department will soon be hosting its annual Citizen Police 

Academy. The purpose of the Academy is to familiarize citizens with the operations of the police 

department. The Academy includes classes on patrol procedures, criminal law, narcotics, search 

and seizure, tactical operations, investigations, crime scene processing and sex offender 

registration. The classes will not only consist of classroom presentations but hands-on activities 

such as investigating a crime scene using modern forensic techniques, police firearms demo and 

Taser demo. Students also have the "option" to ride with a patrol officer and witness the street-
activity our officers encounter on a day-to-day basis. 


Open to the public - Cost free 


Classes will be conducted at the Kilgore Police Department (training room) on Thursday nights and 

will last approximately two hours. Classes will begin at 6:00 p.m. (6:30 p.m. thereafter), Thursday, 

March 6, 2014 and will conclude on Thursday, April 24, 2014. Applications can be obtained at the 

Kilgore Police Department Administrative Office, during normal business hours or online at 

"". Deadline for applications is February 25, 2014.


Apply soon – Class size is limited


Requirements: At least 21 years of age. No felony convictions. No felony arrest over the last two 

years. No Class A or B misdemeanor arrest last two years. Honorable discharge if served in 




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