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Citizens Police Academy

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
3400 Broadway
Gary, IN 46408
Attn: Sgt. Melvin Blakely
(219) 980-7222 / melblake@iun.edu

Gary Police Department
555 Polk
Gary, IN 46402
Attn: Commander Rice
(219) 881-7422 / krice@ci.gary.in.us

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