Session of the Conway Citizens Police Academy began September 14
and will run continue through November 2nd, 2017. The classes will be held on Thursday evenings from 6pm to 8pm.
In addition, Academy participants must complete at a minimum 15- hours of ride-along and interactions with members of the department. Students are required to arrange these sessions at their convenience, in advance with CPA Director Sergeant Johnathan McAllister.
The Citizens Police Academy is designed to give the community and better understanding and appreciation of what law enforcement officers do and the decisions they are required to make, often stressful and difficult conditions. CPA requirements include:
· Must be at least 21 years old.
· Residents of the city of Conway will receive first preference.
· Undergo a background investigation and a criminal history check.
· Complete a minimum of 15 hours of ride-along/work-along time.
Applicants must attend at least seven of the eight meetings to graduate
For more information contact
Sgt. Johnathan Mc Allister at 843-248-1790