City-Hosted Law Enforcement Training
The Community Academy is a 12-week program for Bellevue residents and those who work in Bellevue to become acquainted with how their police department operates. On completion of the academy, graduates will have gained a better understanding of the law enforcement role in the criminal justice system, and an appreciation for the many challenges facing law enforcement in today's complex society.
The Community Academy is a primarily classroom-based, with hands-on lessons about law enforcement about patrol procedures, firearms, 911 communications, narcotics, K-9, major crimes investigations, major accident investigations, defensive tactics and hostage negotiations.
Classes for the spring 2017 session will be Thursdays, 7-10 p.m., March 2 through May 18.
Registration for the spring session is now open. If you're interested in attending, visit any of our community substations or city hall to apply or APPLY ONLINE