Hot Springs Police Department is accepting applications for our Springs 2015 Citizens Police Academy March 5 - May 21. Application deadline is February 20, 2015. These free classes will be held on Thursday evenings, 6pm-9pm. Some of the finest instructors in the state of Arkansas will give students a 12-week behind the scenes look into Patrol Operations, Crime Scene Investigations, Street Crimes, Drug Task Force, SWAT and much more. Come experience the action oriented firearms simulator, operate training weapons live with a police firearms instructor and go out on patrol with an actual police officer to experience police work first hand. Visit our site for more information. This course is a great activity for law enforcement hopefuls, retirees and anyone interested in how your police department works.