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Citizen's Police Academy Accepting Applications

Citizen's Police Academy Accepting Applications

The Allentown Police Department is proud to announce that the application process for the 2017 Citizens Police Academy is open.

Applications will be accepted until 3:00 pm on Friday, August 11. Our Citizen Academy will run from September 6 through November 13, 2017. The academy classes will be held at the Allentown Police Academy, 2110 Park Drive, Allentown, PA 18103, Monday and Wednesday evenings from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm.

Topics to be Covered include:
Community Oriented Policing Crime Scene Processing
K9 Demonstration Vice & Intelligence Search & Seizure
Youth Division Firearms & Firearms safety
School Resources Officers Emergency Vehicle Operation
Defensive Tactics – Use of Force Gang Unit
Traffic – Vehicle Stops, DUI Arrests Lehigh County Coroner
Criminal Investigations Crime Analysis
Regional Intelligence & Information Center Computer Crime Lab

• Applications and information are available at:

• For questions contact Sergeant Jim Gress at 610-437-7767 or

Class is limited to 35 students. Allentown residents and Crime Watch group members will be given priority.

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