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The Jonesboro Police Department Citizen Police Academy meets every Thursday night for twelve weeks from 6pm to 9pm. Classes will be held at different locations depending on the material being taught.

For any other information or for help with your application please contact:

 

Sgt. Lyle Waterworth
Citizen Police Academy Coordinator
(870) 336-7148
lwaterworth@jonesboro.org

Sally Smith
Public Relations and Information
(870) 336-7297
ssmith@jonesboro.org

Mission Statement

The mission of the Citizen Police Academy is to educate citizens about the policies, functions and services of the Jonesboro Police Department in an effort to encourage a partnership with the community that will enable community-led problem solving, and “Bridge the Gap” for positive police and community interaction. The department will benefit from the academy by being afforded a better understanding of the views and concerns of our community, making us more accountable to the public that we serve.

Eligibility Requirements

•Be at least 21 years of age

•Live or work in Craighead County

•Have no prior felony arrests

•Have had no serious misdemeanor arrests in the last 2 years

•Commit to attending 75 percent of the classes during the session


Application

Personal Information
Legal Name *
Legal Name
Preferred Name
Preferred Name
Date of Birth
Date of Birth
Address
Address
Primary Phone # *
Primary Phone #
Employment Information
Business Phone
Business Phone
Emergency Contact Information
Emergency Contact Name
Emergency Contact Name
Emergency Contact Address
Emergency Contact Address
Emergency Contact Phone
Emergency Contact Phone
Questionnaire
Have you ever been arrested for any offense other than a traffic related offense?
Personal Commitment
I hereby certify that the information contained in this application is true and complete to the best of my knowledge. I know that the information provided, along with a limited background check, will be used for consideration in my selection to attend the Jonesboro Police Department Citizen Police Academy.
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