July 2012: 2012 Police Citizens Academy
- Updated on Tuesday, October 2, 2012, 7:33 pm
The Albany Police Department will accept applications for the 2012 Citizens Academy beginning July 1. Citizens Academy will be held Tuesdays, 6:00-9:00 p.m., September 4- November 13, 2012. Two Saturday classes are also planned.
The Academy is offered free to Albany citizens age 18 or older and who pass a criminal background check. The Academy is designed to promote awareness and understanding of the Albany Police Department's role in the community, the criminal justice system, and to educate citizens about the Department's daily functions and operations.
Citizens will attend 39 hours of interactive classroom and hands-on instruction. Topics include police officer selection, training, and duties; investigation skills; tactical operations; use of force and defensive tactics; canine procedures; firearms use; narcotics investigations; crime scene processing; and crime prevention. Students will be actively involved in a variety of educational, interesting activities.
Academy applications are available at the Police Department, 1117 Jackson Street SE, or by download from the Police link at www.cityofalbany.net/police.
Limited spaces are available. Completed applications must be returned to the Department no later than 5:00 p.m. Friday, August 17, 2012. One credit hour plus tuition costs are available through Linn-Benton Community College upon successful completion of the Academy. For more information, phone 541-917-7680.
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