City Hosts Police Training Academy Groundbreaking Ceremony

New Facility to be Built on Del Mar South Campus

When:  Thursday, February 16, at 1:30 p.m.

What:   Police Training Academy Groundbreaking Ceremony

Where: 6902 Yorktown Boulevard Corpus Christi, 78414

Who:    Mayor Paulette Guajardo

            Gil Hernandez, Councilman District 5

             Peter Zanoni, City Manager 

             Chief Mike Markle, Corpus Christi Police Department

             Dr. Mark Escamilla, Del Mar College President & Chief Executive Officer

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – The City of Corpus Christi will host a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Police Training Academy in Council District 5.

Construction of the $28 million project will begin this month and take 18 months to complete.

Please join us in celebrating the beginning of this momentous project.

The ceremony will be available for viewing on the following City social media channels:

Facebook: @citygov

YouTube: CCTVCorpusChristi

Accommodations are provided upon request in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Please call 361-826-3837 in advance for assistance or to request a reasonable accommodation.

For more information, media representatives can contact Sr. Public Information Officer Melanie Lowry at 361-826-3837 or email at