In an effort to bring new and innovative programs to the citizens of Apex, the Apex Police Department conducts a Community Police Academy. The Community Police Academy offers members of the community a unique opportunity to become familiar with the operations of the department.
About the Academy
During this 10-week course, which meets 1 evening a week, attendees will talk with representatives of each unit and division in the department, including:
- Criminal Investigations
- Criminal Law and Procedure
- Patrol Operations
- Traffic Operations
- Traffic Stops and DWI Arrest
The recruitment and selection process for new officers, accreditation, and crime prevention topics will also be addressed.
- Be 21 years of age or older
- Be a resident or business owner within the Town of Apex (Preferred)
- Applicants from outside of the Town of Apex may be considered for membership with approval from Community Policing Officer, Captain, or Chief of Police
- Have submitted to a background investigation
- Provide a copy of government issued identification (i.e. Driver License, Passport, etc.)
- Submit the Release/Confidentiality Agreement
For more information or an application, contact the academy coordinator Officer Kenny Ragland (919) 362-8661.
Note: The Community Police Academy is not intended to turn class members into certified police officers or reserve officers. Class members will have no police powers.