Citizens Police Academy

The Citizens Police Academy will be held on 01/18/22, 01/25/22, 02/01/22, 02/08/22, and 02/15/22 from 6p to 8:30p at the Rolland Lewis Building. Topics covered in the academy will be telecommunications / dispatch, police academy, field training, patrol, investigations, K9, and HRT (SWAT). This will allow the participant to learn how the Mt. Vernon Police Department operates and have a better understanding of how policing works in Mt. Vernon. Applications can be downloaded below and emailed back to shatton@mvpd.org or mailed to Mt. Vernon Police Department, 211 N 10th St, Mt. Vernon, IL  62864 by no later than 01/04/22. Paper copies available at the Mt. Vernon Police Department.