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    Citizen's Police Academy

    The Lynchburg Police Department Invites you to participate in the Citizen's Police Academy!

     Some of the topics in this 8-week program are:

    • Vision, Values, Mission & Recruiting and Hiring Process
    • Field Operations & Criminal Investigations
    • Traffic Control  & Traffic Stop Scenarios
    • VICE, Street Crimes & Gangs in Lynchburg
    • Crime Prevention Unit & FATS machine
    • Tactical Unit - Crisis Negotiations, K-9 & Firearms Demos
    • Crime Scene Processing

    Classes generally meet on Thursday evenings from 6:00PM to 8:30PM, with one Saturday class at the LPD Firing Range.

    If you are interested in this program please complete the Citizen's Police Academy Application. There is no cost to participate in this program. You must be 18 years of age or older to apply.  Look for more information on our Facebook Page.

    Next Session: Spring 2016 to begin Mid-March. Apply Early as classes fill up fast.

    For more information contact Steven Wood, Crime Prevention Unit at (434) 455-6158, Fax (434) 847-1408, or

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