January 13, 2009

PSA: San Francisco Community Police Academy

The Community Police Academy is a fifteen week program that meets weekly. It informs and teaches participants aspects of policing; patrol, investigations, vehicle operations. arrest and control techniques, firearm procedures, and emergency communications.

The Academy's goals are to develop community awareness through education and to create a relationship between the San Francisco Police Department and the communities it serves.

Community members are encouraged to join and learn about the San Francisco Police Department.

The next class begins February 17, 2009.

There is also a ten week Youth Community Police Academy for high school students beginning March 24, 2009.

Participants are selected by the program coordinator after an application process. Enrollment is limited to twenty-five students per class.

If interested, please contact:

Ms. Lula Magallon (415) 401-4720
Officer Maria Oropeza (415) 401-4701
More information on SFGov.