The Academy is open to everyone who meets the criteria listed below. It would be of special interest to those who live or work in City of Hobbs. The 20 member class fills up quickly and a waiting list is established for anyone who cannot be placed in the immediate class. Interested candidates for the Citizens’ Police Academy must meet the following criteria:
Minimum age of 18 years
No misdemeanor arrests within six months of application
No felony arrests or convictions within five years of application
The Police Department confidentially reviews all applications for approval. The Chief of Police selects Citizens’ Police Academy students based upon the information contained on the application and the background check. A waiting list is established for anyone who cannot be placed in the immediate class.