The El Paso Police Department and the Texas Department of Public Safety are now accepting applications for the law enforcement citizens academy.
The program is free and open to anyone 18-years of age and up, and the applications will be open until Jan.17.
According to a release, the academy will begin on Feb. 4, and classes will meet from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Tuesdays, and 9 p.m. to 12 p.m. on two Saturdays.
Sgt. Javier Sambrano tells KTSM, those enrolled will learn about the Texas Department of Public Safety and the El Paso Police Department through a variety of interactive presentations.