Darien Police Department Citizens Police Academy Accepting Applications
The Darien Police Department is currently accepting applications for the Citizens Police Academy Fall 2011 Class.
The Academy will be on Wednesday evenings from September 14 to December 14, 2011.
A successful academy requires a class size of between 10 and 20 participants.
The Academy includes both classroom and hands-on experiences. In the classroom, participants will learn about various aspects of a police officer’s job from numerous members of the Darien Police Department. Items discussed include: Traffic Law, Criminal Law, DUI Law, Investigations and their tools, Defensive Tactics, Firearms, and other topics, as well as seeing SWAT and Canine Officers in action! Academy participants experience hands-on mock traffic and DUI stops, using firearms simulators, processing mock crime scenes, and many more police-related experiences.
If you are interested in participating in the Citizen Police Academy please contact Officer Nick Skweres at 630-353-8337 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications are available at the Police Department or on-line at http://www.darien.il.us/Departments/Police/CPA.html.