DeLand police accepting applications for Citizens Police Academy

The DeLand Police Department is pleased to announce our annual Citizens Police Academy is set to begin in March.

The Academy gives citizens a hands-on behind-the-scenes look at the police department.

Academy classes include Patrol Operations Services, Firearms, Crime Scene Services, Drug Investigation, Criminal Investigations, Traffic Unit, Vehicle Driving, Defensive Tactics and Community Unit.

Class Dates: March 16th - April 27th (Thursdays)  
Class time 7:00 PM
Class Location: DeLand Police Department (219 W. Howry Avenue)
Cost: Free

Seating is limited to 25 students. Applications can be obtained at the lobby of the Police Department (219 W. Howry Avenue) Monday thru Friday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM or by e-mail by contacting Officer Rod Hancock at

Community Services Phone Number 386-626-7472.

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