CONYERS, GA—Conyers Police Department (CPD) is preparing to again to offer a Citizens Police Academy this fall.
The 10-week academy will be held on Tuesdays beginning Sept. 14.Each session will be held 6 to 8 p.m and most sessions will take place in the Conyers Police Department training room at 1194 Scott Street.
“The Citizens Police Academy is one of our most popular community outreach programs,” said Chief of Police Gene Wilson. “This behind-the-scenes glimpse into law enforcement is a favorite with citizens because it is so hands-on and interactive.”
Academy participants will learn about the various divisions of the CPD, learn safety tips, solve a mock crime scene, obtain identity fraud and cybercrime tips, participate in various scenarios utilizing a judgmental shooting simulator, taser scenarios and active shooter. Students will spend one full night with CPD’s Special Response Team.
The deadline to apply for the Citizens Police Academy is Sept. 3. There is no charge to , however, participants must be over the age of 18. The class is limited to 20 participants.
For an application, visit www.conyerspolice.com or for more information, contact Sgt. Peggy Franklin at 678-374-5603.