Sign Up For PBSO Citizens Academy In RPB

The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office Citizens Police Academy for District 9 will be held June 5 through July 17.

The free academy will meet every Wednesday for eight consecutive weeks from 6 to 9 p.m. at the David Farber Training Center (1050B Royal Palm Beach Blvd., Royal Palm Beach). Refreshments and snacks will be provided.

The capacity is 45 participants, and the deadline to register is April 24. Participants must be at least 21 years of age, live or work in Royal Palm Beach, have no felony arrests/convictions in the last 10 years, no violent felony arrests/convictions and have no misdemeanor convictions within two years of application.

Some of the units discussed include the bomb squad, K9, SWAT, violent crimes, burglary, narcotics, domestic violence and more.

To register, or for more information, contact Section Manager Diane Smith-Ivancic at (561) 904-8241 or