Who can apply?
Citizens who are at least 18 years old and who live or work in Gary, Ind. are invited to apply for the free ten-week program. Prior to acceptance to the Academy, applicants will undergo a background check and may be asked to sit for a brief interview. The Academy is limited to 20 participants.
The deadline to apply is December 20
Please mail applications to:
Indiana University Northwest
University Police Department
Moraine Student Center
Gary, IN 46408
Attn: Sgt. Melvin Blakely
(219) 980-7222 / firstname.lastname@example.org
Gary Police Department
Gary, IN 46402
Attn: Commander Rice
(219) 881-7422 / email@example.com
For more information, call (219) 980-6501.
Although participants of the Citizens Police Academy receive training in numerous police-related subjects, the graduates are not prepared or encouraged to participate in any actual police services.
FOR MORE INFORMATION AND APPLICATION: Citizens Police Academy Brochure