Wylie Citizens Police Academy
Wylie Police Department is now accepting applications for the Citizens Police Academy which will be held every Thursday evening from 7-10 pm, March 7 through May 23, 2019 (with two Saturdays, exact dates yet to be determined). Individuals interested in the Citizens Police Academy must reside or work in Wylie in order to attend. The class will be limited to 15 citizens, age 18 and up, on a first-come, first-served basis. The cost of the class is $25 which covers the price of a shirt, supplies, and graduation.
All applications must be submitted to Officer Arroyo no later than Jan. 31, 2019.
Click here for the Citizen's Police Academy Application
Please contact Officer Arroyo at Nuria.Arroyo@wylietexas.gov or 972-429-8019 with any questions.
The primary goal of the Citizens Police Academy is to foster a better relationship between the community and the police department through training, utilizing the philosophy of a two-way lecture. It is envisioned that class members will:
- Gain an understanding of the operations of the Wylie Police Department;
- Develop an awareness and appreciation of the various challenges and decisions faced daily by police officers; and
- Participate in practical exercises designed to illustrate various situations an officer experiences while on duty.
Topics that will be covered will include, but are not limited to:
Use of Force
Graduates of the programs have formed the Wylie Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association, an active group whose mission is to promote and enhance the relationship between the Wylie Police Department and the community through continued law enforcement education and support of the department’s effort. Click here for more information from the Wylie Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association Facebook Page.
About the WCPAAA The WCPAAA is a non-profit, charitable organization.The purpose of the Association is to bring together the graduates of the Wylie Citizens Police Academy to enhance relations between the community and the Wylie Police Department through continuing education and to provide other assistance to the police department wherever possible. Last year, the Association purchased various items for the police department that were not included in the budget.