GREENWICH, Conn. – The Greenwich Police Department is taking applications for its next session of the Citizen’s Police Academy, which starts April 27.
The police department will accept applications from interested Greenwich residents until April 22.
The seven-week academy will meet from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays at the Greenwich Police Department's main headquarters.
A Saturday session, to be held from 8 a.m. to noon on May 16, is also required.
The Greenwich Citizen’s Police Academy will include opportunities to ride along with active law enforcement officers, including a marine training and ride-along on Long Island Sound.
Citizens who successfully complete the program will participate in a graduation ceremony to be held Thursday, June 15.
The program is free but is limited to 40 participants.
A criminal background check is a required part of the selection process.
For more information or to apply, visit the Greenwich town government’s website or call the Greenwich Police Department Community Impact Section at 203-618-8305 or 203-618-8307.
Applications may also be picked up at the Greenwich Town Hall reception desk or the front desk of the Greenwich Police Department.
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