Citizens Police Academy
Robinson Citizens Police Academy - Fall 2022
The Robinson Citizens Police Academy will begin its Fall Session for 2022 on September 1, 2022. Apply by clicking here. Applications are due by 5 p.m. on August 26th.
The Robinson Citizens Police Academy is an example of the Robinson Police Departments commitment to be involved with the community. The program provides insight into the mission, goals, objectives, and operations of the Police Department. It is designed for residents of the City of Robinson. Participants and law enforcement are encouraged to share their ideas and experiences during the program to build, enhance, and develop their partnerships.
The objective of this program is to foster better communication between citizens and police through education. The Academy will create a nucleus of well-informed citizens who possess greater insight into police practices and services. Graduates of the Academy can share their knowledge and experiences within the community as the opportunity arises.
The RCPA is a unique learning experience designed to give citizens a better understanding of the mission and operations of their police department. The 8-week course consists of meeting each Thursday for two hours.
Week 1 (9/1/2022):
Discuss the schedule and graduation requirements, Structure of the Department, Community Policing/Crime Prevention Program, and Tour of the Department.
Week 2 (9/8/2022):
Patrol and Procedures
Week 3 (9/15/2022):
Traffic Enforcement and Mock Traffic Stops
Week 4 (9/22/2022):
Defensive Tactics and Use of Forse/TASER
Week 5 (9/29/2022):
Civilian Response and Firearms
Week 6 (10/6/2022):
CID (Crimes Against Persons/Crimes Against Property)
Week 7 (10/13/2022):
Week 8 (10/20/2022):
Classes are comprehensive covering different areas of police work weekly. Police Officers, their supervisors, and civilian professionals will present the classes. Ride-alongs are not required but preferred.