Richland police setting 2011 citizen academy

The Richland Police Department is accepting applications from citizens interested in attending the 2011 session of the citizen police academy.

The sessions are Tuesday evenings for 11 weeks beginning Jan. 4.

The academy provides a unique opportunity to become better acquainted with how the criminal justice system works.

Attendance is limited and participants must be 21 years old. To apply, call Sgt. Carmen Ver Steeg at 509-942-7545.