Citizen Police Academy

Now Accepting Applications



The Citizen Police Academy is an eight-week program designed to give the public a working knowledge of the Horizon City Police Department. Each session consists of weekly classes that meet at Horizon City PD Headquarters. The instruction is comprehensive, each week different units within the department are covered. The goal is to educate the public about the Horizon City Police Department and to maintain the amazing relationship between citizens and police officers.


We hope the graduates of the Citizen Police Academy become more aware and better informed about how the Police Department operates, and will encourage friends, coworkers and families to join the Horizon City Police Department in this rewarding program.


The few are some of the covered topics:

  • Meet the Chief
  • Patrol Operations & Equipment
  • Internal Affairs
  • Crime Scene Investigation Unit
  • Criminal Investigation
  • Emergency Communications
  • Mechanics of Arrest
  • Crisis Intervention
  • DWI 
  • Family Violence
  • Sex Crimes
  • Civilian Active Shooter Response
  • Burglary
  • Robbery
  • Homicide
  • Traffic Enforcement
  • Firearm Safety
  • Animal Cruelty
  • Recruiting
  • Online Safety
  • Crime Prevention
  • HCPD Explorers/ Horizon City Police Association 



ACADEMY COST, DATES, AND LOCATION

  • Cost: ALL CLASSES ARE FREE!
  • Dates: The Citizens’ Police Academy is usually held twice a year and consists of a two hour class, every week for 8 weeks. Spring and Fall sessions. 
  • The times of the class are 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.


FALL SESSION 

  • Meet on Tuesdays: TBD
  • Graduation TBD


SPRING SESSION

  • Dates:  February 26 - March 18, 2020 
  • Classes on Wednesdays
  • Graduation will be March 18, 2020


LOCATION

  • Horizon City Police Department, 14999 Darrington Rd., Horizon City, TX 79928


* Limited Seating

** We would like to thank our alumni for participating in our CPA, and respectfully ask that we are able to continue giving admission preference to first time attendees. 





WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING REGISTRATIONS FOR THE SPRING 2020 SESSION. 


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