Suwannee Valley Times is distributed into the following cities and towns: Lake City, Live Oak, Madison, Branford, Dowling Park, Falmouth, Lee, Wellborn, Jasper, White Springs, Fort White, High Springs and Alachua

Citizens Police Academy

By Ashley Hardison, LCPD Community Relations Coordinator

Lake City, Florida – K-9 Demos, Traffic Radar class, Narcotic Review, Mock Investigation, Mock Trial and More!!!

Join us for our FREE 10-week Citizens Police Academy, starting August 25. This program will give attendees an inside view into the operations of the Lake City Police Department, and help citizens better understand why we do what we do. Completion of this program makes attendees eligible to join the CPA Alumni Association, though this is not required.

     Classes are held each Thursday for 10 weeks, from 6pm to 9pm each night, and will cover a variety of topics such as Patrol Operations, Traffic Enforcement, Narcotics Enforcement, Communications, and more. It will also feature hands-on activities and demonstrations such as a K9 Demonstration, Mock Crime Scene, Mock Trial, and more! See included flyer.

     The academy begins Thursday, August 25, 2022, at 6 p.m. at the Lake City Police Department, located at 225 NW Main Blvd #102 in Lake City. Contact Ashley Hardison, Community Relations Coordinator at 386-719-5742 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..