August 21, 2012

News Release

For Immediate Release

Citizen's Police Academy

The Springfield Police Department will be holding a Citizen’s Police Academy (CPA) beginning September 19th. The CPA is an 11 week academy, with graduation being held on November 28th. The CPA will be held at the new Springfield Regional Police/Fire Training Center located at 2620 W. Battlefield on Wednesdays from 6pm to 9pm. Attendees will also have three field trips which will be on Saturdays during the Academy. The CPA will cover a variety of topics involving SPD activities to include:

If anyone is interested in participating in the Citizen’s Police Academy, please go online at and fill out an application. 
Seating is limited to 25 qualified applicants who reside within the city limits of Springfield and are at least 18 years old.

Media Contact: A/PAO David T. Snider, phone: 417-864-1786
Release authorized by: Lt. Ben King

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Springfield Police Department

Headquarters: 321 E. Chestnut Expy., Springfield, MO 65802
South District Station: 2620 W. Battlefield Rd., Springfield, MO 65807
417-864-1810 •