Citizen's Police Academy

The Leon Valley Police Department will begin their second Citizen’s Police Academy on October 23, 2017 at 6:00 pm. The class will go through December 11, 2017, and will be 3 hours each Monday. The class is designed to provide oversite and insight into how policing in America and Leon Valley works. The instructors will all be from local law enforcement agencies whom are considered experts in their fields. The topics for this class will be as follows: 

  • Traffic Law
  • Tactics in Traffic Stops
  • Community Policing
  • Arson Investigation
  • Emergency Vehicle Operations
  • Crime Scene Investigations
  • Electronic Control Devices
  • Use of Force
  • Active Shooter
  • Specialized Law Enforcement (SWAT, Canine and Bomb Squad)
  • Crime Prevention Techniques

At the end of the class all students will be provided with a ride along with the Leon Valley Police Department on a date of their choosing. Please consider signing up for the class, as well as sending this email out to other Leon Valley residents, family and friends. For those interested, please email Mrs. Florencia Shoquist at for an application. Thanks in advance for your consideration!  In your service, Chief Salvaggio