Natchitoches Police Department accepting applications for upcoming Reserve Officer Training Academy

The Natchitoches Police Department is currently accepting applications for its upcoming Reserve Officer Training Academy. The upcoming Reserve Officer Training Academy will start on June 28, 2021 and will last for approximately 9 weeks. Classes will be held in the evening Monday thru Thursday at the Natchitoches Police Department Training Center.

Cadets in the Academy will undergo training in search and seizure, building clearing, traffic stops, firearms and defensive tactics for example.

If you are interested in applying you can pick up an application starting today thru June 11, 2021 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. Applicants must have a high school degree, be at least 18 years of age and pass a background check. This is a great opportunity for citizens to serve their community in a positive manner.