220 Fourth Avenue South, Kent WA 98032 - (253) 856-5200


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What is the Community Police Academy?

  • Program to develop lasting partnerships between citizens and the police department
  • Increases the public's knowledge about law enforcement
  • Provides hands-on experiences offering candid information about daily and specialized operations of the police department
    Includes topics such as: 
    • Law enforcement overview
    • Hiring/recruiting
    • Traffic enforcement
    • Evidence
    • Investigations
    • Narcotics/Gangs
    • And many more!


    • Optional tours of the Kent jail and Valley Communications (9-1-1 center)  

The Fall session of the Community Police Academy is scheduled for Wednesday, September 7, 2016 through Wednesday, November 16, 2016.  


Registration coming soon!  Please check back next month for information on the Fall session.

Classes are held at the Kent Police/Fire Training Center, located at 24611 116 Ave SE, Kent, Wednesdays from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m, with optional Saturday classes.


For additional information, please contact us via email.