Border Patrol Station Hosting Citizens Academy

TUCSON, Ariz. – The Brian A. Terry Border Patrol Station is taking applications by phone now through September 27 for the Border Patrol Citizens Academy in Bisbee, Arizona.

Open to the public, the academy will be conducted Tuesdays, 5 p.m. to-8:30 p.m., at the Brian A. Terry Border Patrol Station 2136 South Naco Highway, Bisbee, Arizona 85603, in Bisbee, October 15 through November 26, 2019.

Citizens will be asked for their personally identifiable information to include their social security number, driver’s license, and other details by a law enforcement professional when they apply. Those selected to attend will be notified by phone. Twelve seats are available. All applicants must be at least 18 years of age and meet application requirements.

The Citizens Academy provides community members an in-depth look into the important border security mission and various, related areas of law enforcement. Through classes, discussions, scenarios and demonstrations, participants gain a greater understanding of U.S. Customs and Border Protection operations and the methods agents utilize in their enforcement duties. Attendees receive an overview of the laws agents must know prior to graduating from the Border Patrol Academy, and laws agents enforce.

To apply or get more information, contact Border Patrol Supervisor Sean Ludden at (520) 307-0892.