The Citizens Public Safety Academy is a 28-30 hour block training program designed to give the public a working knowledge of the Red Oak Police and Fire Departments. It will consist of fourteen Thursday evening classes and one or two Saturday classes. The instruction is comprehensive and each week separate areas of the department are covered.
Robbery, Use of Force, S.W.A.T., Recruiting, Traffic Enforcement, Field Training and meeting the Chiefs of Police and Fire are some examples of the topics that will be covered. Instruction consists of lectures, tours and demonstrations.
The slogan of the Citizens Public Safety Academy is “Understanding through Education”. The goal is to educate the public about the Red Oak Police and Fire Departments and to increase the rapport between citizens and first responders.
Join the Police and Fire Department
We hope the graduates of the Citizens Public Safety Academy become more aware and better informed about how the Police and Fire Departments operates, and will encourage friends, coworkers and family to join future Red Oak Citizens Public Safety Academies. Fill out the Citizens Public Safety Academy Application for Enrollment to get started today.
For additional information, contact the Red Oak Police Department at 972-617-7632.
The City of Red Oak adopted a tax rate that will raise more taxes for maintenance and operations than last year's tax rate. The tax rate will effectively be raised by 5.38 percent and will raise taxes for maintenance and operations on a $100,000 home by approximately $-40.57.