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Poulsbo Community Police Academy

The Community Police Academy is an opportunity for our community members to become familiar with various aspects of department operations as well as gain an understanding as to law enforcement’s role within the criminal justice system. The academy is designed to offer insight as to the daily work and operations of the Poulsbo Police Department, while also giving the department an opportunity to obtain valuable feedback from the community.

Our 2022 Community Police Academy will take place on Saturday, October 15th from 9am-3pm in the Council Chambers of City Hall. There is no cost to attend. Snacks and refreshments will be provided.

Online registration has closed for the event, however if you are interested in attending, please call our offices at 360.779.3113 to speak with one of our administrative staff to inquire about space availability.

Topics covered will include:

  • Patrol Procedures
  • Criminal Law
  • Officer Safety, Defensive Tactics, Use of Force Laws
  • Records & Evidence
  • Crisis Intervention / De-escalation
  • Recruiting & Community Outreach
  • Criminal & Narcotics Investigations
  • Crime Trends & Crime Prevention
  • Marine & SWAT Specialty Units