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|Citizens' Police Academy|
The Scottsboro Police Department is pleased to announce they are now taking applications for the upcoming session of the annual Citizens Police Academy. The program consists of 8 weeks of hands on and classroom activities. The Academy is designed to give local citizens a better understanding of what law enforcement is all about. The program consists of approx. 20-24 hours of police training as well as a 6 hour ride along with on duty officers. The objective of the program is not to make the graduates police officers but to better inform citizens of a police officers many functions and enhance community relations.
Class will begin the first week in March and will end the last week of April each year. Class time is 6pm-9pm, Tuesday nights. At the Scottsboro Police Dept. court room (916 S. Broad St. Scottsboro).
Applications to attend can be completed online or picked up at the Police Department.
If you would like to attend an upcoming session of the Citizens Police Academy, please complete this application form and mail it to:
Sgt. Gary Shavers
C/O Scottsboro Police Department
916 S. Broad St
Scottsboro Al 35768
*Address:_______________________________ * email address:___________________
City, State, Zip:__________________________
Cell or other # __________________________ (Please advise if you receive texts)
Date of Birth: __________________________
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Male ____ Female ____ (check one please) Residents ______ Business Owner____
NOTE: All applicants will be subject to a background check prior to acceptance into the academy. If you have any questions please feel free to call Sgt. Gary Shavers at
** You will be notified by mail or email in reference to your acceptance to this session of the academy.