Special to Iredell Free News

The Statesville Police Department is accepting applications for the 2022 Citizens Police Academy.

The Academy is an eight-week course that will meet once a week beginning September 15 and offers citizens a better understanding of police services and functions.

Classes will be conducted by members of the SPD staff, and will include investigations, patrol division services, community services, use of force, and K-9/special response team and more.

Requirements for the class include the following: must live in Iredell County, with preference given to residents of Statesville; must be 18 years old prior to the first meeting; agree to sign a waiver; complete an application; provide a copy of driver’s license or identification card; and have no serious misdemeanors, felony convictions, or current indictments.

Applications can be found online at www.statesvillenc.net, or at the Police Department located at 330 S. Tradd Street. Applications will be accepted through September 9.


For more information, please contact Chan Austin at caustin@statesvillenc.net or 704-878-3442.

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