Pleasanton Police Department Recruiting Citizens.

Hey all you readers in the San Francisco Bay Area! Have you ever thought about leaning about what a Police Officer does & volunteering? Check out the Press Release below. My boyfriend went through the program and had a ball. He met a lot of great people and made a bunch of new friends. HaHa, how cheezy does that sound?

City of Pleasanton

Company Name:    Pleasanton Police Department

Contact:    Sgt. Mike Tryphonas

Phone:    (925) 931-5169

Enrollment Open for Fall 2007 Citizens’
Police Academy

Enrollment is now open for the Fall 2007 session of the Pleasanton Police Department Citizens’ Police Academy. It begins on Thursday, September 6th and concludes on December 13th. This will be the sixteenth Citizens’ Academy the Department has presented since its inception in 2000.

The goals of the program are to create closer partnerships with the public, explain law enforcement procedures, and discuss the importance of public involvement in the policing process.

All 14 segments of the Academy will be held on Thursday evenings from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at the Pleasanton Police Department, with the exception of November 22nd for Thanksgiving.  These classes are primarily taught by Department personnel and cover a wide variety of topics including Community Policing, Patrol Procedures, Radio Communications, SWAT, Narcotics Investigations, Crime Prevention, Traffic Enforcement, K-9’s, Evidence Collection, Use of Force Issues, Animal Services and the DARE program.

This program is open to adults only. Applicants will be carefully screened and participants must live or work in the City of Pleasanton. They must be free of any felony convictions, have no misdemeanor arrests within one year of application, successfully complete a background investigation check, sign waiver forms and be approved by the Chief of Police.

Applications are available at the front counter of the Pleasanton Police Department, by calling the Academy Coordinator, Sgt. Mike Tryphonas at (925) 931-5169 or by sending an email to: