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E-Lert - Citizens Police Academy
City of DeLand Police e-Lerts
DeLand Police Department

Chief William E. Ridgway

August 23, 2012


Citizens Police Academy

The DeLand Police Department is pleased to announce that it is now accepting applications for the Department’s Annual Citizens Police Academy which is scheduled to start on Thursday, September 6th. The Academy which meets every Thursday for 10 weeks  allows resident to experience how the police department operates by lecture, tours and hands on training. Some of the topics include:

·      Patrol Operations

·      Crime Scene

·      K-9 Demonstration

·      Drug Investigations

·      Scenario Training

·      Criminal Investigations

·      Defensive Tactics

·      Ride-a-long with Patrol Division

·      Firearms and Weapons demonstration at the Police Department Range.  


Cost for Course: Free

Class Times are 7:00 PM-10:00 PM on Thursday.

Academy Dates:  Sept 6th –Nov 15th

Seating is limited to 25 students.

Applications can be obtained at the DeLand Police Department Lobby or by contacting the Community Services office.

Applications can also be e-mailed to you by contacting the Academy Coordinator, Officer Rod Hancock at 



DeLand Police Department

Community Services Unit

219 W. Howry Ave DeLand, FL 32720

(386) 734-1711 Main/Dispatch

(386) 740-5885 Community Services Office

For more information please visit our website at

Please do not reply to this email.  If you have information regarding this e-Lert please contact Officer Rod Hancock at 386-740-5885

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