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Kent Police offer Community Police Academy

Kent Police will offer a community academy starting April 10. - COURTESY PHOTO
Kent Police will offer a community academy starting April 10.
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The Kent Police Department will offer an inside look at its operations during its Spring Spring Community Police Academy starting on April 10.

The academy is a series of free classes on six consecutive Wednesday evenings from 7-9 p.m. at the Kent Police Fire Training Center, 24611 116th Ave S.E., on the East Hill.

All classes are taught by police officers and department supervisors. Questions are invited. Classes include crime scenes, recruiting, use of force, narcotics, detectives and K-9 units.

A class and tour of the 911 center and the city jail are offered on Saturday, May 4.

The academy is for anyone interested in what Kent Police do and how they do it. The classes are open to people at least 18 years old who do not have a recent criminal record.

Registration is requested. To register, go to www.kentWA.gov/police/ and look for Community Police Academy.

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