Citizens Police Academy

Understanding Through Education: FMPD Citizens Police Academy

 
The Flower Mound Police Department is now accepting applications for the popular Citizens Police Academy (CPA). This 11-week course is free to Flower Mound residents, and explores the inner workings of FMPD. Classes meet Thursdays from 7 to 9:30 p.m. and one Saturday from 9 to 11:30 a.m. beginning September 14, at the Police Department, 4150 Kirkpatrick Lane. The class will conclude on Thursday, November 16.

CPA participants will get hands-on experience in law enforcement practices such as recruitment, training, narcotics, firearms, K-9, and crime scene analysis. Students will also gain a better understanding of the different divisions within the Department including; Traffic, SWAT, Patrol, and Criminal Investigation.

Applicants must be at least 18-years-old, and space is limited so please apply early.  Applications are due by 5 p.m. on Thursday, September 7. Please keep in mind, applicants must meet certain criteria, complete necessary release forms, and be willing to undergo a criminal history and background check. 

Upon completion, participants will be eligible to join the Flower Mound Police Department Citizen Police Academy Alumni Association, volunteer with the Police Department, and participate in Citizens Public Safety Patrol. 

Due to limited space, please apply early. Applications are available below, or via email request to justin.buck@flower-mound.com, or in-person at the Flower Mound Police Department. These applications must be submitted by 5 p.m. on Thursday, September 7. Applicants must meet certain criteria, complete necessary release forms, and be willing to undergo a criminal history and background check. FMPD reserves the right to deny any application. 

Download the application here (requires Adobe Reader) or obtain an application at the Flower Mound Police Department, 4150 Kirkpatrick Lane Flower Mound, TX 75028.

For more information please contact:
Officer Justin Buck
Crime Prevention Officer
Phone: 972.874.3357
Fax: 972.874.3316
crime.prevention@flower-mound.com