ALPD Mission Statement
Our mission is to enhance the quality of life in Albert Lea, by providing excellent public safety services through leadership, integrity, and in collaborative partnerships with our community.
The Albert Lea Police Department is currently accepting applications for the 2015 Albert Lea Police Department Citizen’s Academy.
The Citizen’s Academy is a community police program started in May of 2001. The program offers comprehensive information on the Albert Lea Police Department’s operation, policies, and procedures. It is a free course which includes an optional 4 hour ride-along with a police officer on a tour of duty. The mission of this program is to forge cooperation and trust between citizens and the Albert Lea Police Department.
The classes are instructed by members of the Albert Lea Police Department. Cadets will hear presentations on topics such as police equipment, narcotics, use of force, community service officer program, and DUI investigations among others.
Applicants should reside or work in the City of Albert Lea. Applicants must be 18 years of age and submit to a background investigation. Classes are limited to 15 applicants.
Applications can be downloaded HERE. Applications can also be obtained at Albert Lea City Hall, the Freeborn County Courthouse (dispatch window) or by contacting Lt. Jeff Strom at 507-377-5254 or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org .
The application deadline is Feb. 23.