Everett Community Police Academy

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Apply now for the Everett Community Police Academy 2022!

The Everett Police Department is excited to host its first Community Police Academy in over 20 years.

Courses will occur over a 10-week period starting in the middle of September. The Community Police Academy is a unique learning experience conducted by Everett Police and is designed to give citizens a better understanding of the mission, values, and operations of the department. The Community Police Academy allows people who work or live in Everett to become more engaged with the department and gain a deeper understanding of what, why, and how Everett Police works toward enhancing the quality of life and reducing crime.

During this interactive course, participants will be introduced to the basic information that all police officers must know to perform their jobs, including patrol tactics, criminal and narcotics investigations, use of force, Community Outreach, DUI procedures, domestic violence, SWAT operations, gang and youth services, and more!

Everett residents from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply, especially those who are not currently involved, but who have a desire to participate actively in our community. Participants must be 21 years-old or older and must commit to attending all 10 sessions to graduate.

This is a great opportunity for those interested in the fascinating field of criminal justice, current crime trends, personal safety, crime prevention and volunteering with the Everett Police Department.

Classes will be held weekly on Thursday nights from 6-9 p.m.

Due to the nature of the Academy, selection will be limited to 20 people with a preference to those who live and/or work in the City of Everett. All selected participants will need to successfully pass a WA State Patrol background check.

You can apply online or print the application to fill out by hand. The deadline to apply is July 29th. There is no cost to attend!

Questions? Email LT Brett Yeadon.


Application Process Opens June 28th
Application Process Ends July 29th
Selected Participants Notified August 11th
Classes Begin September 15th
Classes End November 17th

There are many other ways to get involved within the City of Everett: www.everettwa.gov/engage.

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