Register now for Citizens Police Academy
The Marietta Police Department is accepting applications for citizens to have the chance to experience what it's like to be a police officer when it hosts its Citizens Police Academy this spring.
About Citizens Police Academy
- Free 10-week program
- Will meet every Monday evening
- 6-9 p.m.
- Classes begin April 8
What participants will learn and do
- Learn about department's operations
- See demonstrations
- Participate in hands-on training given by department's officers
- Learn challenges police officers face on streets through role-playing scenarios and ride-alongs with officers during patrol shift
- Crime analysis
- Special weapons and tactics (SWAT)
- Crime interdiction unit
- Investigative services
- Traffic enforcement
- Community response unit
- Crime scene processing
How to apply
- Academy: open to citizens and business owners within incorporated Marietta city limits pending background check
- Applications: available at front desk of Marietta Police Department, 240 Lemon St.
More info: Police officer Don Smith, 770-794-2364 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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