The 2013 Citizens Police Academy will be held at the Independence Police Department, 223 N. Memorial Drive, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. each Thursday night, October 3 through December 19. There is no charge for the class, which is limited to 25 participants.
Open to anyone who lives or works in Independence, those interested in attending should complete an application form by contacting Sgt. Chris Rapp at (816) 325-7876. For details on the program, visit the webpage at www.independencemo.org/IPD/CitizenAcademy.aspx.