There is a place called the Community Police Academy. It is not for everyone – unless of course you are interested in knowing more about how the LBPD operates. There are live scenarios of gun-toting, domestic abusing, near suicide cases. You wear stuff. There is a mini-lesson on constitutional law on topics like ‘probable cause’. They feed you. There will be more of these Community Police Academies in 2018. You can complete an application here.
(Seen here is Gretchen Swanson, President of RPNA receiving her diploma…with the evidence)
And for those who don’t feel the need for a visceral training experience but want to connect with our LBPD here are some options. Continue reading How to spend a Saturday and hang out with LBPD