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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.

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: March 3rd, 2020

Introductions, duties and responsibilities, Patrol Procedures and YPD Tour

Week 2: March 10th, 2020

Crisis Negotiations, Special Response Team and Mobile Command

Week 3: March 17th, 2020

Critical Incident Stress Management, Mental Health and Chaplin Duties

Week 4: March 24th, 2020

Domestic Violence, River City Domestic Violence Center, Human Trafficking

Week 5: March 31st, 2020

Criminal Investigation, Search and Seizure, Use of force and Less lethal options

Week 6: April 7th, 2020

Dispatch Information and Tour, School Resource Officer introduction and Taser

Week 7: April 14th, 2020

Traffic stops, Drug Investigation, DRE and K9

Week 8: April 21st, 2020

Use of Force Simulator, and Graduation


 
Click here to apply for the Citizen Police Academy


For Additional Information Contact:

Cpl. Brad Parker 
 410 Walnut Street
 Yankton, SD 57078
 Phone: (605) 668-5210 - Non-Emergency

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