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Post Thirteen 2009 Kentucky State Police Citizens Police Academy

Date of News Release: 09/15/2009

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(Hazard, Ky.) -- The Kentucky State Police, Post 13, in Hazard is now accepting applications for the Citizen's Police Academy. This learning opportunity will provide those in the class with an in depth look at the multiple aspects of the Kentucky State Police, as well as, an opportunity to interact with the Troopers that work in their communities. Some of the topics that will be covered are patrol, criminal investigations, and drug investigations. Students will also get to take part in simulated traffic stops and evidence collection.

The 11 week academy will begin on October 27th, 2009. The classes will be held on Tuesdays from 6:00 P.M. to 8:30 P.M. at the Kentucky State Police Post in Hazard. Some sessions may be conducted at alternate locations based on need. The academy will not meet during the weeks of Thanksgiving and Christmas. The academy is set to conclude on January 19th, 2010 .

Anyone 18 years of age, or older, living within the Kentucky State Police, Post 13 District is welcome to apply. The KSP Post 13 District consists of Breathitt, Perry, Leslie, Knott, and Letcher counties. The class will be limited to 25 students. There is no cost to attend and participants must attend 80% of the classes to graduate. All applicants will be subject to a background check.

Applications can be obtained by contacting the Kentucky State Police, Post 13 at (606) 435-6069. Applications may be picked up in person at post, or they may also be obtained by visiting http://www.kentuckystatepolice.org/posts/post13.htm. Once completed, applications can be mailed to: Kentucky State Police, Post 13, Hazard, Attn: TFC Tony Watts, 100 Justice Drive, Hazard, KY 41701. Electronic applications may also be emailed to: tony.watts@ky.gov. Applications must be submitted by Monday, October 19th, 2009.

For any questions, please contact TFC Tony Watts, Trooper Jennifer Sandlin, or Trooper Jody Sims at (606)435-6069.

Once completed, applications can be mailed to: Kentucky State Police

Att: TFC Tony Watts
100 Justice Drive
Hazard, KY 41701

Post 13 2009 Kentucky State Police Citizens Police Academy Electronic Application

Post 13 2009 Kentucky State Police Citizens Police Academy Application

Applications can also be emailed to: tony.watts@ky.gov

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