Applicants sought for Bellevue Police Academy


The Bellevue Police Department is accepting applications for the 2013 Spring Community Academy.

The academy is a 12-week program for Bellevue residents and those who work in Bellevue to become acquainted with how the police department operates. The academy is primarily classroom based and the lessons provide hands on learning about law enforcement. A few of the courses covered include patrol procedures, firearms, 911 communications, narcotics, K-9, major crimes investigations, major accident investigations, defensive tactics, and hostage negotiations.

To participate, applicants must be willing to commit to attend the three-hour sessions which will be every Thursday night from 7-10 p.m. starting April 4 and ending on June 20.

Most classes will be held at the Bellevue Police Department and are free. Please complete and return the attached application. Applicants will be notified if the application is accepted.

An application is available at or at any Bellevue police station – main, Crossroads or Factoria.

Mail completed application in an envelope to Bellevue Police Department, Downtown Unit, PO Box 90012, Bellevue, WA 98009-9012.

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