Galveston Police Department
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Citizens Police Academy

The Galveston Police Department is pleased to announce the

39th Galveston Citizens Police Academy

6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.


February 9th – April 27th

We are pleased to announce that the Galveston Police Department’s 39th Citizens Police Academy will be held at The Grand 1894 Opera House located at 2020 Postoffice.  Classes will begin on Monday, February 9, 2015 and meet each Monday through April 27, 2015 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. There is no charge for the class or materials.

The Citizens Police Academy offers insight into Officer Recruitment and Training, Criminal Investigation, S.W.A.T., Crime Scene Investigation, the K-9 Unit, Firearms Training, Vice and Narcotics and much, much more. More importantly, it offers a unique opportunity to connect with your police department.

Don’t miss this internal view of Galveston’s Police Department – what they do and why they do it.  This is also a chance to become more involved in your community, network with others throughout the island, and ultimately come together in partnership with your police department to improve your neighborhood and city.

You may register online HERE or print and mail a completed application to:

Galveston Police Dept.

Attn: Sgt Destin Sims

601 54th suite 200 Galveston, TX 777551


For further information and to register for the class, please contact

Sgt. Destin Sims.    Office: 409-765-3606      Email:

Applicants should be 18 years of age or older and either live or work in the City of Galveston. Due to the sensitive subject matter applicants will be subjected to a background check. Participants must attend at least 9 classes to successfully complete the course.

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