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Sandy Police Academy

Post Date:01/31/2019 7:00 AM
Police Citizens Academy

The Sandy Police Citizens Academy is an 11-week program designed to give citizens an opportunity to better understand the role of police officers within their community. It is a comprehensive and interactive class designed to give citizens and business leaders in Sandy City a first-hand experience of the responsibilities and duties of police officers.

Things to expect during the Citizens Academy:

  • Overview of the Sandy Police Department
  • Hiring process and training
  • Introduction to law enforcement
  • General Laws and procedures
  • Crime Scene Investigation
  • Death Investigation
  • Traffic Investigation
  • Firearms
  • SWAT
  • Building Clearing
  • Emergency Vehicle Operations
  • Defensive Tactics and Handcuffing

 

This is a popular class currently offered once a year.  You must be at least 18 years old and able to pass a criminal background check.  Applicants must complete enrollment forms. There is no cost to the academy if you are selected to attend.  

The academy for 2019 will run from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm every Thursday night starting Mar. 21, 2019 through May 30, 2019.  There will also be one Saturday class on Apr. 20, 2019 beginning at 9:00 am.

If you are interested in attending the 2019 Citizens Academy, send Sergeant Jason Nielsen an email with your contact information and why you want to attend the Citizens Academy at jgnielse@sandy.utah.gov by Feb. 21, 2019.

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