The Citizens Police Academy is a 12-week program designed to give the public a working knowledge of the Rockton Police Department. Each session consists of 12 consecutive Thursday night classes held at the Rockton Village Hall from 6 to 9 p.m. The instruction is comprehensive, and each week separate areas of the department are covered.
Criminal investigations, 911-communications, DUI procedures, criminal/traffic/juvenile law, canine, patrol operations, tactical response team, crime scene processing, and search & seizure are examples of some of the topics that are covered. Instruction is comprehensive, and each week separate areas of the department are covered.
The slogan of the Citizens Police Academy is Understanding through Education. The goal is to provide enough information to the public to dispel misconceptions and to increase the rapport between citizens and police officers.
Application deadline is July 10. For more information, call (815) 624-8881, or apply by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or online at www.rockton.ws.