Registration Now Open for MHPD Citizen's Police Academy

  • The MHPD continues its tradition of providing citizens with a behind the scenes look at its operation with the 2021 Citizen's Academy. During this ten-week course, you will learn about various elements of law enforcement including investigative procedures, policing practices, equipment and technology, traffic laws and community policing.

    Classes will meet from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.on
    Tuesdays, weather permitting, at the Government
    Center, located at 11911 Dorsett Rd.

    Classes will begin on Tuesday, Feb. 2 and run through Tuesday, April 6. The 2021 Academy will conclude with a graduation ceremony.

    If you are interested in learning the inner workings of a police department, applications will be available at the Police Department and at www.maryandheights. com/CPAbeginning Dec. 1. All applications must be received by Friday, Jan. 22. Residents must be 18 years or older to enroll and a background check will be performed on all applicants. For more information, contact Officer Terry Mancusi at tmancusi@marylandheights.com. Please note that plans may be adjusted to accommodate changing regulations.