Montgomery Police Department to host citizens police academy

Montgomery Police Department officers will teach classes on the nature of police work. (Courtesy Kristen Goode/City of Montgomery)
Montgomery Police Department officers will teach classes on the nature of police work. (Courtesy Kristen Goode/City of Montgomery)

Montgomery Police Department officers will teach classes on the nature of police work. (Courtesy Kristen Goode/City of Montgomery)

The Montgomery Police Department is looking to foster a better understanding between its officers and the city of Montgomery’s residents through a police academy, according to a press release.



The six-week-long academy will feature classes that dive into the details of how Montgomery’s officers work. The classes will be approximately three hours long and are open to any resident age 21 or older.



“The goal for the Citizen's Academy is to establish a better understanding of the practices and procedures of the Montgomery Police Department and to create a partnership with the community it serves,” Police Chief Anthony Solomon said in the press release.



Applications are available at the Montgomery Police Station at 101 Old Plantersville Road, Montogmery, or online at www.montgomerytexas.gov/police. Applications are due March 16.

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