The Flower Mound Police Department is now accepting applications to the popular Citizens Police Academy. This 10-week course is free to Flower Mound residents, and explores the inner workings of FMPD. Classes will meet Thursdays from 7 to 9:30 p.m. and one Saturday morning, beginning Thursday, March 29 at the Police Department, 4150 Kirkpatrick Lane. The class will conclude on Thursday, May 31 with a graduation dinner the following day.
The citizen academy provides information and hands-on experience in law enforcement practices such as recruitment, training, narcotics, firearms, K-9, and crime scene analysis. Residents will also gain a better understanding of the different divisions within the Police Department including; Traffic, SWAT, Patrol, and Criminal Investigation.
Please click here to download an application, or pick one up in person at the Police Station. Space is limited, please apply early. Applications are due by 5 p.m. on Wednesday, March 21. Please keep in mind, applicants must meet certain criteria, complete necessary release forms, and be willing to undergo a criminal history and background check.