The Odessa Police Department has scheduled the 26th session of the Citizen's Police Academy from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday nights, beginning Aug. 1 through Nov. 14.
The 16-week academy is designed to give the public a working knowledge of the Odessa Police Department. The instruction is comprehensive and covers different divisions each week. The goal is to educate the public about the OPD and to increase the rapport between citizens and police officers.
There are no fees for the classes and the first 40 applications will be accepted.
Registration deadline is at 5 p.m. July 26 or until the session has been filled.
Registration forms are available at the Odessa Police Department or online at odessapd.com. Forms may be submitted in person at the OPD or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Forms can also be mailed to OPD, Attn: Guadalupe Shearer, 205 North Grant Ave., Odessa, TX, 79761.
For more information, visit www.odessapd.com.