Citizens participating in the 1st annual Altus Police Department’s “Citizens Police Academy” graduated Thursday night. They include, from left: Cody Nelson, Kevin Martin, Robert Cramer, Dr. Charles Carter, Jack Hayden, Mark Perry, Jon Kidwell and Mary McMahon. Pictured with the graduates are Deputy Chief of Police Tim Scott and Chief of Police Tim Murphy. During the eight week academy students were instructed on criminal investigations, gangs, traffic stops, probable cause, tasers and dispatch. They also received law enforcement driver training, visited the firing range and saw a K-9 demonstration.