October 21, 2013

News Release

For Immediate Release

Nine to graduate from SPD's Cadet Academy

Nine members of the Springfield Police Department's Cadet Academy will graduate from the 11-week program with a total of 77 hours of curriculum. The ceremony will be held at 6 p.m. on Oct. 22 at the Springfield Regional Police and Fire Training Center.

The Cadet Academy covers a variety of topics which include:

Graduates will proceed to volunteer with the department by washing patrol cars and assisting with charity and community events and DWI checkpoints. Those ages 16-20 can find more information or apply for the program by visiting the Cadet Program webpage.

Media are invited to attend the ceremony.

Media Contact: Lisa Cox, Public Affairs Officer
O: 864-1786 | C: 839-5301

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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 • springfieldmo.gov/spd