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Citizen Academy

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The Yankton Citizens Police Academy is for citizenpolice_citizen_academys of all backgrounds and occupations. This program is offered as a public service and free of charge. The CPA is a part of our ongoing efforts to develop citizen awareness and public understanding of law enforcement.

Classes meet on Tuesday nights from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM for 8 weeks followed by a graduation ceremony.

To graduate, applicants must attend all 8 classes. Therefore, prior to applying, please determine whether or not you can attend the minimum number of classes for graduation. Graduates will not be police officers, but will be better-informed citizens in a position to share their experiences with friends and co-workers.

 

All sessions are from 6:30 to 8:30 pm

Yankton Public Safety Center training room

Week 1: February 5, 2019

Introductions and welcome, duties and responsibilities, YPD CSO, YPD SRO, YPD Budget

Week 2: February 12, 2019

Dispatch, YPD tour and Patrol Procedures

Week 3: February 19, 2019

Criminal Investigations and K9

Week 4: March 5, 2019

Traffic Stops, Drug Investigation and Crash Investigation

Week 5: March 12, 2019

Crisis Negotiations and Special Response Team

Week 6: March 19, 2019

YPD Use of Force, Taser, Less Lethal, Mobile Command

Week 7: March 26, 2019

CISM, Mental Health, and 21st Century Policing

Week 8: April 2, 2019

Range Day (Rifle/Handgun/LL demonstrations and minimal hands on)

Week 9: April 9, 2019 Large Scale Scenario utilizing all students for a potential standoff. This will include MCP, CNT, SRT. Culmination and Certificates

 
Click here to apply for the Citizen Police Academy


For Additional Information Contact:

Lt. Michael Burgeson 
 410 Walnut Street
 Yankton, SD 57078
 Phone: (605) 668-5210 - Non-Emergency

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