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The Kannapolis Police Department is once again offering its Citizen Police Academy. If you are interested in serving as a volunteer with the department or would just like to know more about how the department functions you will want to sign up for this academy.

The academy classes are interactive and provide you with information on all aspects of the department such as patrol operations, traffic enforcement, defensive driving, firearms, K-9 operations, special operations (SWAT), felony investigations, interaction with the courts, community service programs, etc.

The academy will be held on Thursday nights, beginning February 15th.There is no charge to attend but you will need to complete an application.

The application can be found here.

For information or to return your completed application contact Lieutenant Joe Yurco at or call 704-920-4108.