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Starkville Police offering citizen’s police academy

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Starkville PD are offering a taste of officer training to Oktibbeha County residents this June.

Citizen trainees will spend 10 days learning about police protocol and operations, witness a S.W.A.T. demonstration, and even get to fire a handgun at the SPD firing range.

Participants must be over the age of 21. You will be required to pass a background check and not be exempt from possession a firearm.

Fans of Johnny Cash are encouraged to apply.

From the SPD release: Application packages for the CITIZEN’S POLICE ACADEMY may be obtained by contacting Corporal Josh Wilson by email at Please make sure the subject line contains “CA Application Package”. You may also leave a message for Corporal J. Wilson at 662-323-4131 to request an application package. Applications close on May 31, 2017 so act quickly. We look forward to your participation in this fun and informative program.

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