Applications Being Accepted for the  Citizen Police Academy

The Newport News Police Department (NNPD) is accepting applications for the Citizen Police Academy (CPA) until Thursday, August 19. The CPA is a free interactive course designed to familiarize citizens with the daily operations of the NNPD. 
Sessions are Thursdays from 6:30 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. from September 16 until November 18. To participate, applicants must:
be at least 18 years old;be a Newport News resident, own a business in the city, be a city employee, or have some type of connection to the City of Newport News; andpass a criminal background check.
To learn more or to apply, contact the NNPD Community and Youth Outreach Division at 757-975-5100 or email