Applications Open for Falmouth Citizens Police Academy

Classes start October 4th

From the Falmouth Police Department:

We are now accepting applications for the 19th Citizens Police Academy. The dates of the next academy will be October 4, 2018 to December 13, 2018 from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM on Thursdays (10 weeks). 

Participants will learn about the daily operations of the police department, such as patrol functions, detective operations, E911 communication and dispatch, officer safety, use of force, Special Response Team operations, ATV/Mountain bike patrol, narcotics investigations, central records, firearms licensing, sex offender management, and much more. In addition, students will have the opportunity to accompany a police officer on a ride along for a portion of a patrol shift.

Application forms are available on our website or at the police department. Completed applications can be dropped off at the Falmouth Police Department, mailed to us at 750 Main Street, Falmouth, MA 02540, or emailed to Sergeant James Cummings ([email protected]). Applicants are subject to a background check prior to being accepted.

Please direct any questions/comments to Sergeant James Cummings at [email protected] or 774-255-4527. welcomes thoughtful comments and the varied opinions of our readers. We are in no way obligated to post or allow comments that our moderators deem inappropriate. We reserve the right to delete comments we perceive as profane, vulgar, threatening, offensive, racially-biased, homophobic, slanderous, hateful or just plain rude. Commenters may not attack or insult other commenters, readers or writers. Commenters who persist in posting inappropriate comments will be banned from commenting on