Once again, South County residents can get a taste of police life with the St. Louis County Police Citizens Police Academy.
The academy is a free, nine-week course that explores the different facets of being a police officer. Hosted by the neighborhood policing officers of the South County Precinct, the course goes through the drug and K-9 units and includes a trip to the police academy.
The first class is Aug. 16 at 6:30 p.m. All classes are Thursdays at , 3900 Union Road.
Those interested must be 18 or older and can email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 314-892-1510 for an application. Applications must be returned to the Neighborhood Policing Unit at the South County Precinct before the start of class Aug. 16.
Read our series on last year's academy