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Applications Being Accepted For Newport News Citizen Police Academy

NEWPORT NEWS—The Newport News Police Department (NNPD) is currently accepting applications for the Citizen Police Academy (CPA) until Thursday, August 19. The CPA is a free interactive course designed to familiarize citizens with the daily operation of the NNPD.

Sessions are Thursdays 6:30 to 9:30pm, from September 16 until November 18. To participate, applicants must:

–       Be at least 18 years old

–       Be a Newport News resident, own a business in the city, be a city employee, or have some type of connection to the City of Newport News

–       Pass a criminal background check

To learn more about the CPA, visit their web page. To learn more about the course or to apply, contact the NNPD Community and Youth Outreach Division at 757-975-5100, or email

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