SAPD citizens’ police academy accepting applications

San Angelo Police DepartmentSan Angelo Police Department

Residents wishing to attend the San Angelo Police Department’s Citizens’ Police Academy can sign up now through Jan. 29. The SAPD is accepting applications for the academy, which will run March 1-April 7 on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.  (No classes will be held during Spring Break.)

The academy will familiarize attendees with the divisions, sections and units within the SAPD. Participants will also learn the functions of the department. Attendees will participate in practical exercises including how to handle traffic contacts and use the firing range.

Applications are available online at or can be picked up at 505 S. Chadbourne St.

For more information, contact the SAPD community services division at 325-657-4331.