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The Richmond Police Department will host the 18th Citizens Police Academy October 6 through November 7 on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6 to 8 p.m. This FREE 5 week Academy is ideal for citizens who are interested in learning about the Richmond Police Department, have an interest in a career in law enforcement or just want to know how police operations work. Classes will consist of an overview of the Richmond Police Department, patrol functions, hands-only CPR training, tours of Divisions within the Richmond Police Department, crime prevention, personal safety, crime scene investigation and so much more.

The Academy is open to citizens 18 years or older with no felony convictions.

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