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West Hennepin Public Safety Department

West Hennepin Public Safety's 2016 Citizens Police Academy Graduation


The 2016 Citizens Academy concluded their last night of classes with a graduation ceremony at the West Hennepin Public Safety Department on April 7th.

This year's eight week course was attended by 16 participants. With the graduation of last night’s class, this program has had over 160 participants since its inception in 1999!

The participants learned about traffic enforcement, use of force, narcotics and investigations, court proceedings and prosecution, watch a demonstration by a Police K-9 and several other topics.

The Citizens Academy is held annually in February and runs every Thursday night for 8 weeks. If you would like information, contact our office at 763-479-0500 or email Sgt. Rick Denneson at The West Hennepin Public Safety Department would like to thank the 2016 graduating class for their participation in the program.