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Citizen's Academy

The Polk County Sheriff's Office and the Des Moines Police Department host a Joint Citizens Academy. The Citizens Academy is designed to promote a better understanding of law enforcement through education. A combination of classroom and hands-on exercises give participants exposure to all aspects of law enforcement from traffic stops to Court appearances.

For information on how to participate in the next Citizens Academy, please contact us at:

2010 Citizen's Academy Graduating Class

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