Now Accepting Applications for Citizen Police Academy
Program begins March 28
The West Chester Township Police Department is now accepting applications for its spring installment of Citizen Police Academy.
The Citizen Police Academy is designed to give civilians a closer look at the workings of the Police Department. The 10-week program will be offered on Tuesday evenings, from 6 to 9 p.m., beginning March 28, 2017.
Participants will learn firsthand about police operations to foster a better understanding between police and the public. Applicants must be at least 21 years old.
Curriculum for the Citizen Police Academy will include: Patrol Operations, Criminal Investigations, Special Operations, Traffic Investigations and much more. Participants will see the Township jail and forensics lab, as well as a SWAT training exercise.
Applications for the Citizen Police Academy are available online; at the West Chester Administration Building, 9113 Cincinnati-Dayton Road; and at the Police Department, 9577 Beckett Road, Suite 500. For additional information, call 759-7260.
Citizen Police Academy is held twice per year. Dates for the fall session will be announced later this year.