The Green Impact Zone is now recruiting participants for the KCPD Citizen Police Academy. This 10-week course, offered twice each year, is an exciting opportunity to learn about police operations and what you can do to help keep your community free of crime.

Enrollment for fall classes is open now. Classes start Sept. 9 and run through Nov. 11. Participants will meet each Tuesday, from 6 to 9 p.m., at the Regional Training Academy at 1328 Agnes in Kansas City, Mo.

Learn more about the Citizen Police Academy on the Kansas City Police Department website, or download the application form. Send your completed application by mail to the Green Impact Zone, 4600 Paseo, Kansas City, MO 64110, or fax to 816-421-7758, attn. Jermaine Reed. Please submit your application by Aug. 30, 2010.

For more information, contact Jermaine Reed, Green Impact Zone community ombudsman, or 816-936-8805.