815 Wheeler Avenue      Huntsville, Alabama  35801

Mark Hudson
Interim Chief of Police
(256) 427-7001
Harry Hobbs
Communications Relations Officer
(256) 427-7043


51st Session of the Huntsville Police Academy


Huntsville, Alabama (July 8, 2011) The Huntsville Police Department is proud to announce the starting of the 51st Session of the Huntsville Police Academy on Monday, July 11th, 2011.  The class will consist of 39 cadets with a wide-range of backgrounds and ethnicities.  This class has the largest number of cadets to begin training in the history of the Huntsville Police Academy.


The media is invited to attend on July 11 at 10 a.m.; Chief Mark Hudson will conduct a brief question and answer session with the media.  The media is invited to experience the new driving simulator with Lt. Lawson, the Director of Training at the police academy. 


There will be future opportunities to visit the police academy for a more in-depth look at the training as the academy progresses. The media will be notified of proposed media follow-up days.  Police academy training will be conducted from July 11, 2011 through November 10, 2011.  Graduation ceremonies will be on November 10, 2011.