111 North Front St, Kyle, TX 78640
(512) 523-5740 KyleCpa3@gmail.com

Class Descriptions

Fall 2017 Kyle Citizens Police Academy


The Kyle Police Department is accepting applications for the 2017 Citizens Police Academy (CPA). This academy is designed for adult citizens who either reside in the City of Kyle or who own a business within the City.

The start date of the Spring Academy is October 17th, 2017 – January 16th, 2018.  The academy is 10 weeks long, plus a graduation. Classes are one night per week (Tuesday night’s 6p-9p) plus two Saturdays. A general layout of the classes is below.

This hands-on course will allow citizens a wonderful opportunity to learn about the operations of the Kyle Police Department. Attendees will also be allowed to ride out with a police officer once reaching a specified level of training.  Once the graduate completes the course they are provided the opportunity to join the Citizens’ Police Academy Alumni Association designed to maintain close working relationship with the police department and future CPA classes.

Some of the core classes included: Records, Emergency Communications, Patrol Procedures, Mental Health, Mock Traffic Stops, Criminal Investigations and Mock Crime Scene Investigation, Use of Force, Crime Prevention and Gun Range.

If you are interested in being a part of our 9th CPA, please download and complete the application below. Once complete, please return to the Police Department, 111 North Front Street. The deadline for applications is October 2nd by 5pm.

If you have any questions please email Officer Plant at jplant@cityofkyle.com


Week 1:

Orientation (Command Staff)
Records and Administration
Communications (Dispatch Staff)
Kyle Police Department Tour

Week 2:

Victims Assistance
Mental Health Presentation

Week 3:

Animal Control
Crime Prevention and Future Crime Trends

Week 4:

Juvenile procedures (Juvenile Detention Staff) and tour of facility

* Schedule four hour ride outs after completing week four *

Week 5:

Traffic Presentation and Scenarios (Traffic Division)

Week 6:

Patrol Procedures
Use of Force


Human Trafficking
Gang Presentation
Municipal Court and Warrant Officer Presentation

Week 8:

Protecting and Avoiding Criminal Assaults
Why We Do What We Do

Week 9:

DWI Presentation
Taser Presentation

Week 10:

Criminal Investigations (CID Staff)

Week 10b:

Criminal Investigation Practical’s (CID Staff)