News Flash

City of Pocatello News

Posted on: February 6, 2018

Enrollment Begins for “Citizen Police Academy”

PoliceCitizensAcademy2018

Pocatello residents are invited to get an inside look at the lives of the city’s police officers.

Right now, the Pocatello Police Department is taking applications for its Citizen Police Academy. The course will teach 30 residents about patrol procedures, crime scene investigations, police driving techniques, use of force training, and more.

“The classes are hands-on,” said Captain Roger Schei. “We want Pocatellans to have an interactive experience and get a feel for how rewarding as well as challenging a career in law enforcement can be.”

Classes will begin Tuesday, April 3 and conclude May 22. The classes will be held Tuesday evenings from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. plus, Saturday, April 28 from 9 a.m. to noon, Saturday, May 5 from 9 a.m. to noon, and Saturday, May 19 from 9 a.m. to noon Graduation will be at the end of the last class May 22.

Citizen Police Academy students are selected through an application process and will undergo a background check. The deadline to apply is March 16 at 4 p.m. Those who are interested in the program can find more information and apply online at pocatello.us/612/Citizen-Police-Academy. Completed applications can also be submitted to the Department at 911 North 7th Avenue or mailed to the Pocatello Police Department, P.O. Box 2877, Pocatello, ID 83206.  

The Pocatello Police Department is accessible to persons with disabilities. Program access accommodations may be provided with three (3) days’ advance notice by contacting Dave Hunt at dhunt@pocatello.us; 208.234.6248 or 5815 South 5th Avenue, Pocatello, ID.

Facebook Twitter Google Plus Email

Other News in City of Pocatello News

ZooFreeDay2018

Free Admission to Zoo Idaho June 2

Posted on: May 29, 2018
AnimalServicesDogs

Half-off Dog Licensing Begins May 1

Posted on: April 30, 2018
GenericAlt5LINK

Lee Selected as Next Mayor for a Day

Posted on: January 5, 2018
SwearingIn01042018

New Councilmembers Take Oath of Office

Posted on: January 4, 2018
GenericAltLINK

Olin Selected as Pocatello Mayor for a Day

Posted on: November 21, 2017
Logo

City of Pocatello Election Results

Posted on: November 8, 2017
ZooZooBooLINK

“Zoo Boo” Returns October 28

Posted on: October 19, 2017
LegalJaredJohnson

Johnson Named City Attorney

Posted on: October 5, 2017
PoliceGirrardMissing

Search Continues for Missing Man

Posted on: October 5, 2017
City Flag

From Worst to ?: Pocatello Raises New Flag

Posted on: September 20, 2017
Logo

2017 Election Official Candidate List

Posted on: September 11, 2017
StreetJunipertoKim

Paving Slated for Johnny Creek Road

Posted on: July 28, 2017