The Kerrville Police Department welcomed the 10th Citizen Police Academy class with an opening ceremony on Tuesday, February 7th at 6 p.m. at the Kerrville Police Department. The ceremony welcomed 24 community members who will be participated in the community policing program.
The Citizen Police Academy is designed to give the public a working knowledge of the Kerrville Police Department through comprehensive classroom instruction, demonstration, tours, and hands-on activities.
Program Coordinators, Officer Paul Gonzales and Sgt. Mary Krebs, Chief John M. Young Jr., Captains David Knight and Jeffrey Wendling, Lieutenants Curtis Thomason and Phil Engstrom, City Manager Todd Parton, along with members of the Alumni Association welcomed the students to the Kerrville Police Department. Each student received their binders with academy curriculum and orientation.
“I thank each of you for taking the time away from your schedules and families to participate in the Citizen Police Academy and for taking the first step in getting to know your police department!" said Police Chief John M. Young Jr., as he addressed the students in class.
The next Citizen Police Academy starts August 2012, but space is limited and fills up quickly. Find out more about the academy and how to sign up at: www.kerrvilletx.gov/police