Sandy Police Academy
The Sandy Police Citizens Academy is an 11-week program designed to give citizens an opportunity to better understand the role of police officers within their community. It is a comprehensive and interactive class designed to give citizens and business leaders in Sandy City a first-hand experience of the responsibilities and duties of police officers.
Things to expect during the Citizens Academy:
- Overview of the Sandy Police Department
- Hiring process and training
- Introduction to law enforcement
- General Laws and procedures
- Crime Scene Investigation
- Death Investigation
- Traffic Investigation
- Building Clearing
- Emergency Vehicle Operations
- Defensive Tactics and Handcuffing
This is a popular class currently offered once a year. You must be at least 18 years old and able to pass a criminal background check. Applicants must complete enrollment forms. There is no cost to the academy if you are selected to attend.
The academy for 2019 will run from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm every Thursday night starting Mar. 21, 2019 through May 30, 2019. There will also be one Saturday class on Apr. 20, 2019 beginning at 9:00 am.
If you are interested in attending the 2019 Citizens Academy, send Sergeant Jason Nielsen an email with your contact information and why you want to attend the Citizens Academy at email@example.com by Feb. 21, 2019.