For Immediate Release: August 31, 2023
LPD Citizens Police Academy 2023
LYNCHBURG, Va. – The Lynchburg Police Department (LPD) is hosting a Citizens Police Academy session that is scheduled to begin on Thursday, September 14, 2023. This 9-week program is an opportunity for community members to learn about department operations and relative trends in law enforcement. The curriculum will include topics such as the LPD service philosophy, aspects of patrol, criminal investigations, traffic enforcement, special operations, equipment familiarity, and laws of arrest.
Weekly classes will be held every Thursday from 6:00-8:15 p.m. in the LPD West Building at 805 Court Street. Participants are requested to attend all nine weeks of the program. There is no fee to attend and space is limited. Applications will be reviewed on a first-come, first-serve basis. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age.
Applications are available between 6 a.m. and 6 p.m., at the LPD Information Desk located at 905 Court Street or may be printed online at https://www.lynchburgvapolice.gov/citizens-police-academy/. Completed applications must be submitted to the LPD Information Desk by 5 p.m. on Monday, September 11, 2023. For more information, please contact the LPD Community Relations Unit at email@example.com.