For a first-hand look at what our officers do, how they do it, and more importantly, why they do it, join us for our next citizen academy. You will learn what it takes to be a police officer and experience some of the training our officers go through. The purpose of the academy is to bring about a better understanding between police and the citizens we serve.
Instruction consists of one 3-hour class held each Wednesday for a duration of twelve weeks. Classes are held from 6:30pm - 9:30pm. This instruction is comprehensive, covering a different area of the Division of Police each week. Certified police officers, supervisors, and civilian instructors with particular expertise will conduct each topic. Classes are limited to 24 citizen attendees. All classes are free.
•Crime Scene Processing
Who may attend the Academy?
Any interested citizen who resides or works in Scappoose is encouraged to attend. Citizens must be 18 years of age or older, and have no prior felony convictions.
•Narcotics / Investigations
Participants will spend one evening on the EVOC course driving patrol cars in controlled scenarios, and another evening at the firing range using various weapons.
How do I apply to the Academy?
Download Application by (Acrobat Reader PDF File) Also, An application may be mailed to you by calling 503-543-3114 or can be picked up from the police station.
For more information, please contact:
Lieutenant Norm Miller