Amarillo Police starts its new Citizenss Academy, on February 27th.

The goal of the Academy is for citizens to become partners with APD to identify problems and solutions to the crime issues that are affecting the community.

There are no tuition fees and the academy will be held at the Amarillo Police Department located at 200 East 3rd in the Jerry Neal Classroom on the 4th floor.

The academy will be open every Tuesday evening from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. and in the morning for two Saturdays beginning Feb. 27 for 12 weeks.