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The Slidell Police Department's Citizen Academy will give the students an in-depth look at the operations and functions of the Slidell Police Department to include Crime Scene, Evidence Processing, S.W.A.T, Communications, Patrol, Corrections and Investigations Divisions of the Slidell Police Department.
Students will also be allowed to ride along with a patrol officer to see first hand what it’s like being a Slidell Police Officer. Students will be exposed to all aspects of the department as all instructors are employees of the department.
Classes will be held every Wednesday from 7:00 pm until 10:00 pm. The first class starts on Wednesday, September 12th, 2012 with graduation on Wednesday October 24th, 2012. Anyone 19 years or older can attend as long as they have no felony convictions. A background check will be conducted on all applicants prior to attending.
The class is limited to the first forty qualified candidates.
All classes will be held at the Slidell Police Department’s Regional Training Academy located on the grounds of the Camp Villere National Guard Base off Airport Road in Slidell.
Applications can also be picked up at the Slidell Police Department located at 2112 Sgt. Alfred Drive (Third Street).
Should someone have questions about the academy they can call one of the following numbers to get more information:
Office of the Chief of Police at 985-646-4285
The Training Division at 985-646-4200
Public Information Office at 985-646-4350