TFC Billy Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 15, Columbia
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2013 Post 15 Citizen's Police Academy
Date of News Release: 04/17/2013
(Columbia, Ky.) -- Kentucky State Police, Post 15, is now accepting applications for the 2013 Kentucky State Police Citizens Police Academy. The 10-week academy is slated to begin Monday, May 6, 2013 and will meet every Monday from 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM EDT through graduation on Monday, July 8th, 2013. Attendees will learn about the many facets of the Kentucky State Police to include class room topics such as criminal patrol, criminal investigations, and drug investigations. Participants will also take part in simulated traffic stops, crime scene scenarios and evidence collection.
The Academy will be held at the David R. Hourigan Government Center, 223 North Spalding Avenue, Lebanon, KY. Applications can be obtained by contacting the Kentucky State Police, Post 15 at 270-384-4796 or by visiting http://www.kentuckystatepolice.org/posts/post15.htm.
Anyone 18 years of age living within the Kentucky State Police, Post 15 area is welcome to apply. There is no cost to attend but space is limited. Applications must be received by Monday, April 29th. Applicants will be subject to a criminal background check and will be notified of acceptance via mail or email.
Those chosen to participate in the class DO NOT receive any specialized training certifications or law enforcement powers. This is an educational experience created to help increase public awareness and community oriented policing.
Once completed, applications can be mailed to the attention of TFC. Billy Gregory, Kentucky State Police Post 15, P.O. Box 160, Columbia, KY 42728. Citizens Police Academy applications may also be emailed to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Post 15, Columbia provides service to Washington, Marion, Taylor, Green, Adair, Casey, Russell, Metcalfe, Monroe, Clinton and Cumberland counties. For any questions, please contact Trooper First Class Billy Gregory, Public Affairs Officer, at 270-384-4796.