EPD offers tenth citizen police academy class Posted in: News The purpose of the Citizen Police Academy is to foster better communication between citizens and the police through education. The academy creates a core of well-informed citizens who possess greater insight into police practices and services. Graduates of the academy are encouraged to share their knowledge and experiences with others in the community as the opportunity arises. Everyone benefits from enhancing citizen understanding of the role and function of their police department. The tenth CPA will begin September 26th and will end with a graduation dinner on December 5th. Each class consists of a three-hour block of instruction on Thursday nights ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!