For community members looking for an insider’s view of the Monterey Park Police Department, the Citizens Academy may be just what they’re looking for. Citizens Academy provides an exciting, dynamic and informative course that meets once a week for eleven weeks. It is designed to provide residents and non-residents an interactive, hands-on, comprehensive overview of the Monterey Park Police Department and the city. Classes include an introduction to the detective bureau, K-9 units, patrol procedures and other various department programs.
Sign up now to participate in this exciting and informative experience. The class meets Thursday evenings for eleven weeks from 6:15 to 9 p.m. The first class will be held on Thursday, January 24, 2019. The course will culminate on Thursday, April 11, 2019. Upon completion of the program participants will receive a certificate of achievement.
Applications may be picked up at the Monterey Park Police Department’s Community Services Bureau at 320 W. Newmark Avenue, mailed to you, or downloaded from the department’s website under the Community Services Bureau tab.
Minimum age of participants is 16 years; minors under the age of 18 years must have a signed parental consent form on file. Participants cannot have any felony convictions, be on parole or probation, or have been arrested within the past year. Participants do not need to be Monterey Park residents to enroll in this class, but residents do get priority admission. For further information or to have an application mailed to you, please contact Sergeant Paul Yniguez at 626-307-1253 or any other member of the Community Services Bureau at 626-307-1215.
Sergeant Paul Yniguez, Community Services Bureau, Monterey Park Police Department