TPD Announces 56th Citizens' Police Academy

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Tallahassee, FL

The Tallahassee Police Department announces the 56th Citizens’ Police Academy (CPA) which is scheduled to begin January 8, 2013. The CPA is an information process where students learn more about the inner-workings of TPD while participating in several police related activities. The deadline for application is December 1, 2012 and there is no cost to our citizens.

CPA class members receive information, instruction and demonstrations in areas such as police use of force, narcotics enforcement, the Tactical Apprehension and Control(TAC) Team, the Special Response Team, K-9, special operations, criminal investigations, crime laboratory and evidence processing and much more. Class members will also visit the Florida Public Safety Institute for TAC Team and weapons demonstrations, and will participate in a ride-along with a TPD officer on a regular patrol shift.

Applicants must meet the following criteria:
• 21 years of age or older.
• Pass a criminal history check.
• Work or live in Tallahassee/Leon County.
• Be able to commit to attending all classes during the 8-week class period.

Citizens may apply online at: http//
For more information E-mail Officer Sean Wyman at

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