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Posted on: November 13, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Come meet the people behind the badge.

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Come meet the people behind the badge!

Ever wonder what happens at the police department behind closed doors? Have you ever wondered what it's like to be a police officer? The January citizens police academy is open for registration. Space is limited. Register today.

The semiannual citizens academy gives you the opportunity to experience and take an in-depth look at what it is like to be a police officer.

During the program, participants will get an overview of various units within the police department and learn about multiple topics such as: Crime Analysis, Narcotics, Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT), Crime Interdiction Unit, Investigative Services, Traffic Enforcement, Community Response Unit, K-9 Unit, Crime Scene Processing, and much more.

The eleven week program is FREE of charge and is scheduled to begin on Jan 25, 2018. Classes will be held every Thursday evening from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the Marietta Police Department for eleven weeks.

The Academy is open to residents, and business or property owners of the City of Marietta pending a background check. Applications are available at the front desk of the Marietta Police Department (240 Lemon Street), or online at

Anyone with questions about the program should contact the Citizens Police Academy Coordinator, Officer P. Hill, at 770-794-5356 or via email at

Starts: Thursday, January 25, 2018 and continues every Thursday for 11 weeks
Location: Marietta Police Department (240 Lemon Street NE, Marietta, GA 30060)

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