The Orange Beach Police Department is seeking participants for its 2020 Citizens’ Police Academy.
The Academy will be held from August 18th to September 29th. Classes are free and will be held Tuesday evenings from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Social distancing and adherence to current CDC guidelines will be observed. Applications must be turned in by Friday, July 31st.
The academy is designed to provide the Orange Beach community with an overview of the department’s operations and to increase the level of understanding and cooperation between the community and officers.
A number of topics will be presented to include the following:
- Patrol Operations
- K9/Crisis Negotiations
- Police Records/Dispatch
- Officer Training Program
- Traffic / DUI Enforcement
- School Resource Officer Program
- Marine Division
- Intelligence Division
Classes will be held at the Orange Beach Adult/Senior Activity Center, 26251 Canal Road.
Participants must be at least 18 years of age and a background check will be completed on applicants prior to acceptance.
Applications are available at the Orange Beach Police Department front desk or by contacting Cpl. Joey Brown at 251-923-5805.
The Mission of the Orange Beach Police Department is to serve and protect paradise with unparalleled integrity, professionalism and respect for the entire Orange Beach community.