2019 Citizens Academy | Thursdays, Oct. 10 - Dec. 12
**Please note that the 2019 Citizens Academy is full. Thank you for your applications. If you did not get into this year's academy, please apply again in 2020.
About Citizens Academy
Nine-week course that allows community members to get a “behind-the-scenes” look at police work and learn how they can help prevent crime. Apply early as the academy fills quickly. Please note that a submitted application does not guarantee a spot.
Who: Adults ages 18+ who live or work in Burnsville
When: Thursdays, Oct. 10 – Dec. 12 • 6 – 9 p.m. Last Oct.class held on Wednesday, Oct. 30. No class on Thursday, Nov. 28
Where: Burnsville City Hall, 100 Civic Center Parkway
Cost: FREE (must pass a background check)
History of and tour the police department
Review common police calls/ laws of arrest/ handcuffing procedures
Functions of patrol, investigations, SWAT, physical evidence team, domestic abuse response team, negotiators, bike patrol traffic and K-9 units
Traffic stops/DWI demonstration
Officer survival, use of force
Student involved scenarios, a Taser demonstration and shooting in an indoor range
Participants are asked to make a commitment to attend each session.