Mt. Vernon Police Department’s Citizen's Police Academy provides an opportunity for citizens to experience all aspects of the Police Department. 

The academy meets each Tuesday for 7 weeks.  The academy usally starts in January each year.  Each week there will be two presenters from the Police Department. 

Each presenter will speak for approximately 45 minutes with a break in between.  

Light refreshments are served during the break.  

The academy starts at 6:00 p.m. each night and concludes at 8:00 p.m. 

The following topics are discussed:

Bicycle Patrol
Internal Investigations
Chaplain Division
K-9
Crime Scene Investigation
Narcotics Investigation
Cyber Crimes
School Resource Officer
D.A.R.E.
Senior Services
High Risk Team
Traffic Safety
Telecommunications

Here are some photos taken from the 2010 academy.




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