The Lamar Police Department is accepting applications to attend the 2016 Citizen Academy, which will be instructed by the officers of the Lamar Police Department and members of the Lamar Fire Department. The Academy will begin on April 14, 2016. The training will give the citizens of Lamar a general understanding of the daily duties performed by a Lamar Police Officer and members of the Lamar Fire Department. Citizens will attend class each Thursday from 7:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. The Academy will be six weeks with a four hour session at the firearms range on the final day.
Applications are being accepted until March 31, 2016. The class size is limited to twenty participants. Individuals who are interested must be 18 years old and be able to pass a background check.
If you would like to attend the 2016 Citizen’s Academy, please come to the Police Department at 505 South Main Street and pick up an application. If you have any questions, please call the Police Department at 719-336-4341.
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