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Posted on: September 6, 2017

Citizens Police Academy | Class of 2017

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The Citizens Police Academy is designed to strengthen the bond between the community and police. The classes you take will reveal aspects of policing not generally known to the public and what it’s like to be a police officer. The Citizens Police Academy is open to area residents and business owners. Classes will be held on 10 consecutive Thursdays from 7:00-9:00pm at the Matteson and Richton Park Police Depts. You must be at least 18 years old to participate and will be subject to a background check. There is no charge to attend the academy!

Classes are scheduled to begin September 21, 2017

Scheduled class topics are:

  • Law Enforcement as a career and tour   The Law and the Community
  • Real Incidents and the Police Psyche
  • Crime Scene Investigations
  • Police Ethics and Use of Force
  • Firearms and Weapons Training
  • Juvenile Law / Police and Youth Interaction
  • Traffic Stops and Enforcement
  • Field trip to Homewood Firearms training facility
  • Overview of field training program

Class size will be limited. Call 708-283-4713 or email mcarter@villageofmatteson.org for your application today !!

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