The Flower Mound Police Department is now accepting applications for its popular Citizens Police Academy (CPA). This 10-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, beginning Thursday, March 26 at the Police Department. 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. Download an application online or pick one up in person at the Police Department, 4150 Kirkpatrick Lane. Applicants must be at least 18-years-old and space is limited. Applications are due by 5 p.m. on Thursday, March 12.