The Charlottesville Police Department is currently accepting applications for its Community Police Academy offered this fall.
The Community Police Academy provides experiential training on the daily operations and functions of the Charlottesville Police Department. Classes are taught by members of CPD, including Chief Michael Kochis, command staff and detectives and officers from specialty units.
Topics covered in the program
- Introduction and overview of the department
- General investigations
- Role of Commonwealth’s Attorney office
- Traffic unit
- Recruitment and hiring/accreditation
- Emergency Communications Center (911)
- Internal affairs
- Emergency response unit
- Firearms/Use of force
The deadline to apply is Oct. 6 at noon.
For more information, contact Sgt. Eric Thomas at (434) 970-3604.