Topics covered include patrol operations, laws of arrest, investigations, records processing, traffic laws, communications, defensive tactics, supportive resources and much more. Students will participate in informative classroom-style presentations as well as practical demonstrations with a variety of Police Department personnel. Instructors are drawn from all areas in the Department. Students meet the Chief of Police, managers, supervisors, patrol officers, detectives, dispatchers, and other department employees.
If you are interested in joining us, submit an application today! Application forms are available here.
Completed applications must be received by the Community Outreach Coordinator via email at firstname.lastname@example.org by mail or in person at 110 E. Main St., Los Gatos CA 95030.
Prospective participants for the Community Police Academy must:
• Live in the Los Gatos-Monte Sereno Police Department jurisdiction
• Be at least 18 years old
• Have no felony convictions, outstanding warrants, or pending criminal cases
• Must have no misdemeanor convictions within three years of application
• All participants must not miss more than three hours of the Academy