Press Release: RPD Accepting Applications for 2018 Citizen Police Academy

Police Press Release - City of Redmond

Press Release 

November 20, 2017

Andrea Wolf-Buck, Public Information Coordinator

REDMOND, WA -Redmond Police Department is accepting applications for our 2018 Citizen Police Academy, where community members are given a hands-on opportunity to learn about police procedures and investigation techniques.

The behind-the-scenes look into the Police Department will include demonstrations, presentations and field trips at a weekly meeting that will be held Thursday evenings from 6 to 9 p.m., and will conclude with a graduation reception on Thursday, April 5th, 2018.

Some of the activities may include going on a ride-along, learning about SWAT, meeting our K-9 team, learning crime scene processing, and taking a tour of the King County Medical Examiner’s Office.

Interested candidates must be at least 21 years old and have no felony convictions. Priority will be given to people who live or work in the City of Redmond. Space is limited to 25 people and will fill up quickly.

Information about the course and the application can be found on our website here.

For questions regarding the Citizen’s Academy, please contact or 425-556-2632.

For media inquiries please contact Andrea Wolf-Buck, Public Information Coordinator, at or 425-556-2545.