Registration is now open for the Cheyenne Police Department’s Citizens Police Academy.

The academy, which is free and open to the public, begins on Oct. 15 and runs through Nov. 19.

"The academy is designed to inform and educate participants in all aspects of law enforcement and allow citizens to gain insight into how the Cheyenne Police Department and its officers operate," said Officer Kevin Malatesta.

Applicants must be at least 18 years old, agree to a background check, have a valid driver's license and sign a liability waiver. Citizens can apply online by clicking here.

Space is limited to 30 valid applicants. For more information contact Malatesta at (307) 633-6653 or

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