City of Bettendorf, Iowa

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2019 Bettendorf Police Citizen Academy

There are still a few openings left for the 2019 Bettendorf Citizen Police Academy. The next Citizen Police Academy will start on January 31 and run through March 28, 2019.

There are eight training sessions and a graduation dinner scheduled over nine weeks. The classes meet on Thursday nights from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Participants will have the opportunity to participate in a “ride-along” with a Bettendorf Police Officer and also tour the Scott County Jail and Scott Emergency Communications Center.

If you are interested in attending the next citizen police academy, please send an email to Sgt. Jeff Nelson of the Bettendorf Police Department at: or call 563-344-4037.

The deadline to sign up is January 18, 2019 or until the class is full. The only requirement is that participants must be over 18 years of age.