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 tentatively scheduled for Wednesday, September 7, 2016 through Wednesday, November 16, 2016.


Registration is currently closed!  Please check back in a few months for information on the next 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.