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West Covina Police Department
Tuesday July 10th, 2018 :: 11:51 a.m. PDT


West Covina PD Citizens Academy returns August 8, 2018

Date of release: July 10, 2018

The West Covina Police Department is accepting applications for the popular Citizens Academy scheduled to start on Wednesday, August 8, 2018. The classes occur each Wednesday evening for 10 consecutive weeks and run from 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM.

The Citizen Academy offers members of the community an up close and personal look at how the West Covina Police Department operates. The program brings the community’s civic, business, and religious leaders together to experience firsthand how the West Covina Police Department responds to and investigates crimes in our community. Class members will learn about the various personnel, tools and techniques which are used to carry out our mission. Class members will observe all aspects of police operations including Patrol, Investigations, Forensics, S.W.A.T. and K9 operations to name a few.

Class size is limited. Once your application is submitted it will be reviewed for entry into the citizens academy. If you are accepted into the Citizens Academy, you will receive an email with further details and instructions.

For more information and access to on-line applications, visit our webpage at

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West Covina Police Department
Public Information Officer Rudy Lopez
1444 West Garvey Avenue
West Covina, CA 91790
626 939-8500

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West Covina Police Department
1444 W. Garvey Ave.
West Covina, CA 91791

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Non-emergencies: 626-939-8500

1444 W Garvey Ave S
West Covina, CA 91790

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