Bonney Lake Police Department set for March

The Bonney Lake Police Department is preparing the 2013 version of its popular Citizens Academy program, set to begin in March.

The Bonney Lake Police Department is preparing the 2013 version of its popular Citizens Academy program, set to begin in March.

The citizens academy is a seven-week classroom-based program that includes  hands-on learning and mock scenes with the goal of facilitating a better understanding of the criminal justice system and local police services through education.

The academy meets twice a week, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday and Thursday evenings, for seven weeks beginning March 19. There is also a single Saturday session at the end for the firearms simulator and emergency vehicle operations.

Applicants must be 18 years of age or a High School Senior, live and/or work in the city of Bonney Lake, have a valid driver’s license, no felony convictions or outstanding warrants. All applicants are subject to a background check. There is no fee to attend and class notebooks will be provided to participants.

Classes are held at the Public Safety Building, 18421 Veterans Memorial Drive East.


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