The Springfield Police will host the 34th Citizens Police Academy starting on October 3rd, 2012. Register today.
The 10-week academy for community members will be offered from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. on Wednesdays beginning October 3rd at the Public Safety Complex, 1212 Carew Street.
Course topics will include an overview of the police department, including the nine sectors. All bureaus with topics including crime-scene investigation, gangs, drugs, domestic violence, data driven policing, firearms, criminal law, youth services, gangs, use of force, community relations and much more. Participants will receive some hands-on training and take part in practical exercises. The classes are very informative, lots of fun and designed for all ages 18 years and up. The program is designed to educate residents and community agencies on the scope of police work and foster good relations between community and the police department.
To participate, applicants must be at least 18 years old, live in Springfield and not have been convicted of a felony.
Participants must pre-register. Call Kathleen Brown at 787-6359 for an application, or download the application from the police department web site www.springfieldpolice.net or e-mail Kbrown@springfieldpolicel.net indicating your interest, your name, address and phone numbers.
For more information contact Kathleen Brown 787-6359 or Kbrown@springfieldpolice.net