Sioux Falls Police Department and Metro Communications Host a Citizens’ Academy

The Sioux Falls Police Department and Metro Communications are proud to announce that they will host a “Citizens’ Academy.” The Academy consists of training in topics such as police patrol procedures, K-9 operations, crime scene processing, crime prevention, and investigative methods of fraud, narcotics, theft, and assaults. Metro Communications will also conduct presentations on their function and how the 911 Center works.

Classes will be held on Thursday evenings from 6 to 9:30 p.m. for nine weeks. The 2018 session begins Thursday, March 8, 2018, and ends Thursday, May 10, 2018. The classes will be conducted at the Sioux Falls Law Enforcement Center, 320 West Fourth Street.

Applications may be obtained online at (under Police Activity) or you can download one directly from For more information or to obtain an application, please contact the Sioux Falls Police Department Administration Division at 367-7261, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Class size is limited. You must be at least 18 years of age to attend. Applications are due by Tuesday, February 27, 2018.


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