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Citizens Academy
Burnsville Police Department Offers Citizens Academy for Members of the Community to:
  • Take an 11-week course, taught by Burnsville Police Officers, to become familiar with police work and how the community can help prevent crime.

Citizen Academy participantsClass Topics
  • History of and tour the police department
  • Review common police calls/ laws of arrest/ handcuffing procedures
  • Functions of patrol, investigations, SWAT, physical evidence team, domestic abuse response team, negotiators, bike patrol traffic and K-9 units
  • Traffic stops/DWI demonstration
  • Officer survival, use of force
  • Driving course
  • Student involved scenarios, a Taser demonstration and shooting in our indoor range.

Class Dates/Times
Applications for the 2016 Citizens Academy are now closed. Thank you for your interest. 
 When:  Thursday evenings for 11 weeks 
Sept. 8 - Nov. 17
6-9:30 p.m.
 Where: Burnsville City Hall 
100 Civic Center Parkway

Participants are asked to make a commitment to attend each session. After the successful completion of this program, graduates will have an opportunity to ride-along with a Burnsville Police Officer for four hours during their shift.

Additional Information:
For more information or questions about Citizens Academy contact Sgt. Dan Anderson via email or at 952-895-4596.

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