NORTH LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — The North Las Vegas Police Department (NLVPD) started its 6th Hispanic Citizens Academy tonight.
The 10-week program is designed to give North Las Vegas residents an opportunity to obtain first-hand information on how the police department operates.
As part of the program, the department aims to familiarize citizens with the criminal justice system and provide a greater understanding of the tasks that police officers complete each day.
The program takes place every Wednesday evening and participants will learn different topics each week from different Spanish-speaking instructors.
The Hispanic Citizens Academy will run from March 24 through May 26.
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