To enroll, compete the form at the link below or contact Officer Lawrence Byrd at 972.293.5284 x2206.
The Citizen's Police Academy is designed to familiarize residents with department operations and the Texas criminal justice system. The academy is a part of the Police Department's ongoing efforts to build and maintain relationships with citizens.
Each class meets on Thursdays 6:30 – 9:30 pm at the Grady Lamb Police Services building located at 601 E. Belt Line Rd. The program includes two class sessions for those interested in being a part of our Citizens On Patrol program.
• See the various weapons and equipment used by our Emergency Response Team.
• Learn about how officers enforce traffic laws.
• See actual videos while learning about the dangers and decisions that officers face during vehicle pursuits.
• Get acquainted with Titus, the police K9.
• Take a tour of the Desoto Jail and our 911 call center.
• Get to know detectives and how they solve local cases.