Chatham Police Forming Citizens Police Academy Class

Limited to 15 participants - enroll today!

From the Chatham Police Department:

Session Starts January 7, 2020

Applications are now available for the upcoming session of the Citizens Police Academy. The Citizens Police Academy is an opportunity for members of the community to get an inside look at the police department and the day-to-day operations of the department. The upcoming program begins on January 7, 2020 and will be held each Tuesday evening for ten weeks from 6pm - 9pm at the Chatham Police Department on George Ryder Rd.

Topics of discussion and instruction include; Constitutional Law & Criminal Law, Legal Considerations, Traffic Enforcement, Crash Investigation & Reconstruction, Mental Health Considerations, Ethics & Police Culture, Drugs & Narcotics, Domestic Violence, Patrol Procedures, Arrest & Booking Procedures, Use of Force, Firearms, Critical Incident Preparedness and Court Procedures.

Enrollment is limited to 15 participants. The program is open to anyone over the age of 21 but preference will be given to Chatham residents and business owners. Due to the popularity of the program, a commitment to the entire 10-week program is appreciated. To apply online, please click the link below or go to the Police Department page on the Town of Chatham website at Applications can also be submitted in person at the police department on George Ryder Rd. Because enrollment for the program is limited to 15 participants, those interested are encouraged to submit their application prior to the deadline of January 31, 2019.… 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