will again offer its Citizens' Police Academy, which will be held weekly from Aug. 29 to Nov. 14.
According to a press release, the academy allows residents to see for themselves what their local police officers do in the course of a work day.
Courses will include:
- The Pennsylvania Crimes Code;
- Use of force;
- An accident investigation;
- And more
Participants will also get the chance to do a ride-along and tour and .
All participants must submit an application, which can be found at www.colonialregionalpd.org, by Aug. 15.
You can also print the application by clicking the PDF file to the right of this article.
How to Submit Your Application:
- E-mail -- firstname.lastname@example.org
- Fax -- (610) 861-4829
- Snail Mailed or Hand Delivered --
Colonial Regional Police
Attention: Lee McGuigan
248 Brodhead Road
Bethlehem, PA 18017
For more information, call (610) 861-4820.
Editor's Note: I participated in Citizens' Police Academy in the fall of 2011. Here are two op-ed pieces I wrote during my experience:
- (use of force and gun range)