The Delaware State Police are accepting applications for the spring 2019 Citizens Police Academy.

The academy will include eight sessions, held 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays, May 1 through June 19, with most classes taking place at Delaware State Police Troop 2, 100 Lagrange Ave., Newark.

Participants will learn about various police activities consistent with what a Delaware trooper experiences. The instruction includes criminal and traffic investigations, special units and other law enforcement-related topics. Additionally, participants will have the opportunity to ride with patrol troopers. Class size will be limited to 20 participants and a background check will be conducted on all applicants.

Deadline for registration is April 17. If interested, contact Master Cpl. Michael Austin at or 690-5787 to obtain an application.

Applications are also available at under the “Community” tab.