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Apply Now for 2020 RCPD Citizen’s Academy

Post Date:02/13/2020

Apply now for the 2020 RCPD Citizen’s Academy!

RCPD’s annual Citizen’s Academy is a 12-week course that provides residents with information about the police department and its proactive policing programs, as well as tools and resources residents can use to help prevent crime. The academy will be taught by police executives and veteran officers on Wednesdays from March 25 through June 10, 2020 from 6 – 8 PM.

“The Citizen’s Academy will offer our residents an insider’s look at the many ways RCPD keeps our community safe,” said Crime Prevention Specialist Tina Aldama. “The Academy will also further build relationships and increase communication between our officers and residents, which is vital to continue preventing crime in Rancho Cordova.”

Academy participants will learn about the divisions at RCPD, laws of arrest, patrol procedures, investigations and other topics. Participants will also tour the Sacramento County Main Jail and Sacramento County District Attorney’s crime lab.

Apply online by clicking here or in person at 2897 Kilgore Road, weekdays between 9 AM – 5 PM. Applications are due by February 28, 2020.

Applicants must be a minimum of 18 years old, live or work in the City of Rancho Cordova or Sacramento County East Division, have no prior felony convictions, and have no misdemeanor arrests within one year of application.

If you have any questions about the Citizen’s Academy, please contact Tina Aldama at 916.875.5852 or  

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