August 17, 2017

TPD Citizens Academy learned about Dispatch,Records and CIT

Do you know how many 911 calls come into the SCECC every year? In total about 250,000. 130,00 on average for TPD alone! Did you know TPD Records has at anytime about 5500 warrants on record? How about that our Behaviorial Health Unit, which pairs a specially trained officer and a mental health worker, is […]

August 16, 2017

TPD Citizen Academy Ambassadors

Training never stops! Not for officers and not for our Volunteers and Ambassadors- Last night the TPD Citizens Academy Ambassadors were with Topeka Fire at Station 11 learning about their specialty in Technical Rescue. And what is better than listening to a presentation? Being part of it! Some of our Ambassadors participated in demonstrations of […]

August 8, 2017

TPD Animal Control Unit hosts Train the Trainer from ACTS

ACTS is an acronym for Animal Control Training Services.  Director John Mays established ACTS in 2013.   ACTS has long recognized the inherent risk and danger associated with the animal control profession.   ACTS training is specific to animal control officers focusing on officer safety and professional service.  ACTS mission is to develop ACO’s to become […]

June 28, 2017

TPD to begin 41st Citizens Academy

Topeka Police Department is accepting applications for its 41st Citizens’ Academy The Topeka Police Department will accept applications for its 41st Citizens’ Police Academy. This is the 21st year the department has offered this popular program! Classes are held Wednesday evenings from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. beginning August 2nd, 2017. There are two optional […]

June 26, 2017

TPD Academy- week 14

First you learn in the classroom, maybe you talk about it then you show what you know through practical application. Our recruit class is being put to the practical test this week on the topic of collection and preservation of evidence. Knowing how and where to find fingerprints- using dust to bring them to the […]

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