The Delaware State Police are accepting applications for the Spring 2018 Citizens Police Academy.

The 2018 academy will be held in eight sessions, from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursdays from March 22 to May 10 at Delaware State Police Troop 3, 3759 S. State St., Camden Wyoming.

Participants will learn about police activities consistent with what a Delaware trooper experiences today. The instruction includes criminal and traffic investigations, special units and various 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 March 2. Applications must be returned by that date in order to be processed.

For applications and more, email melissa.jaffe@state.de.us, call 382-2136 or visit

dsp.delaware.gov and click the "Community" tab.