Topics covered will include an introduction to the K9 unit and use of force, procedures for investigating crime scenes, narcotics, child abuse and traffic crashes, as well as conducting vehicle stops, SWAT operations and DWI enforcement.
Interested persons are encouraged to contact Officer Lacey Baxter of the Special Enforcement Bureau of the Joplin Police Department by e-mail here or at (417) 627-8880. Selection of participants is made on a first come, first served basis and subject to a successful background check.
An application is available here. Mail your completed form to: Joplin Police Department, Special Enforcement Bureau, 115 E. 34th St.,Joplin, MO 64804 or send a fax to (417) 627-8882.