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Edmond academy offers look inside police

by Diana Baldwin Published: January 11, 2014
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Residents can get an inside look at the Edmond Police Department during a 13-week Citizens Police Academy that starts Feb. 25. Classes will be from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays at the Downtown Community Center, 28 E Main.

“The goal of the citizens police academy is to provide residents with a better understanding about what an Edmond police officer does on a daily basis, as well as to provide information about the Edmond Police Department,” officer Randy Paynesaid.

Graduation for the 35th academy is scheduled for May 20. All applicants must be at least 18, have no criminal record and be an Edmond resident or working within the city limits. Applications are online at www.edmondok.com. For more information, go to www.edmondpd.com/cpa or call 359-4437or email Randy.Payne@edmondok.com.

by Diana Baldwin
Sr. Reporter
Diana Baldwin has been an Oklahoma journalist since 1976 and came to The Oklahoman in 1991. She covered the Oklahoma City bombing and covered the downfall of Oklahoma City police forensic chemist Joyce Gilchrist misidentifying evidence. She wrote...
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