The Academy will begin on Feb. 15, 2021 and will last approximately 9
weeks. Classes will be held Monday through Thursday beginning each
night at 6 p.m. at the Natchitoches Police Department Training Center.
If accepted, cadets in the academy will undergo training in areas such
as search and seizure, building clearing, traffic stops, firearms and
If you are interested in applying you can pick up an application at
The Natchitoches Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division
located at 416 Shady Lane or contact Reserve Commander, Lieutenant
Jeff Townson at (318) 357-3852. Applications can be obtained Monday
through Friday between the hours of 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Applicants must
have a high school diploma, be at least 18 years of age and pass a
This is a great opportunity for citizens to serve
their community in a positive manner.