Student Police Academy Info/Application:
PITTSBURGH CITIZEN’S POLICE ACADEMY
Twice a year, the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police sponsors an opportunity for members of the community to become closely acquainted with the roles and responsibilities of the Police Bureau. The Pittsburgh Citizen’s Police Academy (CPA) brings the police and the community close together in a setting that offers a sample of police training to each/
Participants receive three hours of training one evening each week for 15 weeks in many of the varied functions of law enforcement. They experience some of the highlights of police training and are exposed to the operations of the police bureau. Participants are taught the basics of criminal law, search and seizure, patrol tactics, firearms and many other subjects. They learn about the processing of a crime scene, how police canines are used, and are exposed to many of the specialty police units. CPA participants meet and talk with many of the street officers as well as the command staff and training staff that serves them. All this takes place in a safe and entertaining training environment.
Instructors are law enforcement professionals who teach both veteran and recruit police officers. Citizens leave this training with a greater understanding of the police mission and with an increased ability to see how the police serve the community.
This program is not an accredited certification course to become a sworn police officer.
The next session of the CPA will begin on Tuesday, February 2, 2016, at the Pittsburgh Allderdice High School, 2409 Shady Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15217. The program will be held each Tuesday evening, from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. for 15 weeks. Click on the pertinent attached documents above for more info.
PITTSBURGH STUDENT POLICE ACADEMY
Similar to the Citizens Police Academy, the City of Pittsburgh is proud to announce that the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police will be offering an opportunity for students of the Allderdice High School community to receive firsthand knowledge about the roles and responsibilities of being a Pittsburgh Police officer. The Pittsburgh Bureau of Police Student Police Academy (SPA) will be bringing the police and members of the Allderdice student community closer together in a setting that will offer dialogue, discussion and experiences of what policing and its training is all about!
Students will receive two and a half hours of training each Tuesday after school beginning Tuesday, February 2, 2016 for 15 weeks in many of the various and exciting functions of law enforcement. They’ll experience some of the highlights of police training and will be exposed to the operations of the police bureau. Student will be taught the basics of criminal law, search and seizure, patrol tactics and many other subjects. They’ll learn about the processing of a crime scene, how police canines are used, and will be exposed to many of the specialty police units. SPA participants will meet and talk with many of the street officers that they see on the streets every day, as well as members of the command staff and training staff that serves them. All this will take place in the safe and entertaining training environment at your Brashear High School! Click on the links above for the pertinent documents for more info.