Applications are being accepted for the Richardson Youth Citizen Police Academy, an annual, one-week program to be held June 10-14 that provides youth ages 13-17 firsthand information about how the Richardson Police Department (RPD) functions and promote understanding between youth and police. Topics include hands-on instruction in the following areas:
- operations overview of RPD
- K-9 unit
- patrol tactics
- dispatch (communications)
- crime scene investigations
- drunk and distracted driving
- and much more!
The Academy will be held from 8:30 a.m.-noon
each day, primarily at the Richardson Emergency Operations Center located at
1621 E. Lookout Dr. and one day at the Richardson/Plano Police Training Academy
located in Plano.
Deadline to apply is Monday, May 20. To submit online, access the application at www.cor.net/RYCPA. School resource officers also have applications.