MEDIA ALERT: HPD to Show Citizens’ Police Academy Its Eyes in the Sky

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MEDIA ALERT: HPD to Show Citizens’ Police Academy Its Eyes in the Sky
At 6 p.m. TODAY (Thursday, April 6), members of the Houston Police Department’s Air Support Division will introduce more than 60 Citizens’ Police Academy members to the department’s eyes in the sky. The citizens will see HPD’s fleet of helicopters and observe demonstrations on how Air Support assists HPD officers on the ground.
NOTE: Citizens will not be flying with the officers as part of this course.
The citizens are in the fifth week of an 11-week course in which they learn how HPD officers handle investigations, patrols and dangerous situations.
The Citizens’ Police Academy, in its 28th year (organized in 1989), is designed to give citizens from all walks of life a working knowledge of how HPD operates, and stresses the importance of their involvement in preventing and fighting crime in their neighborhoods.
What: HPD to Show Citizens’ Police Academy Its Eyes in the Sky Date: TODAY (Thursday, April 6) Time: 6 p.m. Where: 8402 Larson (Monroe side of Hobby Airport), Key Map 575-G
KJS/JFC 4-6-17
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