Applications for the Schertz Police Department-Citizens Police Academy are open through Feb. 23.

The details

This program is a nine-week course available to residents and business members in the Schertz community.

According to the city website, instruction topics in the program include:
  • Department command structure
  • Operations
  • Simulated firearms training
  • Use of force
  • Laws
  • City ordinances
  • Traffic stops
  • Criminal investigations
  • Communications
The application is open to those 18 and older, and a background check is done for all applicants. The course is limited to 20 students, according to the city website.

Classes will be held 6-9 p.m. every Thursday night from Feb. 29-May 2.

Applications are available at the Police Department or by downloading the document here. Completed applications should be returned to the Schertz Police Department, located at 1400 Schertz Parkway Bldg. 6, Schertz.

Additional information can be found here.