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Denver Police Department Announces Women's Community Academy

DENVER – Wednesday, January 22, 2020 – Today, January 22, 2020, the Denver Police Department announced the open registration for its second Women’s Community Academy in February. This community academy provides women an opportunity to attend a two-day session where they will learn about the Denver Police Department, what it is like to be a police officer, and ask questions in a welcoming and open environment.

“The Denver Police Department values women, their contributions, and perspectives, especially when it comes to law enforcement,” said Denver Police Deputy Chief Barb Archer. “I encourage any woman who is even slightly considering a career in law enforcement to attend our two-day, behind the scenes community academy.”

This community academy, which is being held on Saturday, February 8, 2020, and Sunday, February 9, 2020, is a 16-hour, interactive setting for women interested in law enforcement careers.  Here, ladies will have hands on experience and learn about:

  • Women in Law Enforcement
  • Officer Safety
  • Reality-Based Training
  • Interactive Video Training Simulator
  • Complex Investigations
  • Functional Fitness
  • Less Lethal Weapons
  • Vehicle Operations
  • And much more...

Ladies who are interested in learning about, or pursuing a career in law enforcement, are encouraged to sign up by visiting denvergov.org/communityacademy. Participants must be at least 21 years-of-age and pass a basic background check. Space is limited, so those who are interested are encouraged to sign up soon.