Citizen Police Academy

July 15 - September 16, 2021

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Does law enforcement interest you? Have you ever wanted a first-hand look behind the scenes at the Andover Police Department? If so, the Citizen Police Academy wants you! The Andover Police Department offers a Citizen Police Academy to enhance the working relationship and communication between members of the community and law enforcement.

The academy is a nine-week program designed to provide a working knowledge and background of the Andover Police Department. The class meets on Thursday evenings from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. for nine weeks at the Andover Police Department, 909 N. Andover Road.

This program is free. In order to attend, you must a resident of Andover, work in Andover, or own a business in Andover. You must be 18 years of age or older and have no felony or serious misdemeanor convictions.

What You'll Learn
The instruction will consist of demonstrations, tours, and the opportunity to ride along with a patrol officer. The curriculum includes crime scene processing, criminal law, police procedure, and range qualifications. Upon successful completion of the academy, the police department honors graduates with a ceremony.

Deadline to Apply
Applications should be returned to Captain Buck Buchanan at the Andover Police Department, 909 N Andover Rd, no later than 5pm on Monday, June 21, 2021.

  1. Buck Buchanan

    Buck Buchanan

    Captain - Operations Commander
    Phone: (316) 733-5177 ext. 202