• Community Academy

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    Bellevue Police Officers

    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.

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    The Community Academy is 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.

    The next Community Academy is on Thursdays, September 8 - December 1, 2022, from 6:00 - 9:00 pm.  There will be no class on November 24th. All classes are held at Bellevue City Hall.