Kent Co Sheriff’s Office Signing Up For Citizen’s Police Academy
Kent County Sherrif’s Department is gearing up for their next Citizen’s Police Academy which begins meeting Wednesday nights from 6:30 to 8:30 in September.
The course is a 13-week course which is designed to “develop and enhance citizen awareness and understanding of the police role in the community”. According to accesskent.com, the course is meant to give attendees a realistic look at what it’s like daily for police officers.
Topics presented include:
“Meet the Sheriff”
Tour of the Court House
Marine Unit & Dive Team
Tour of the Mounted Unit
911 Communications Center
Tour of the Correctional Facility
Crime Scene Processing and Forensics
Use of Force Training
If you’re interested in joining the upcoming Citizen’s Police Academy, you just have to be at least 21-years old, with no prior felonies ever or misdemeanors in the last 3 years. You also must live or work in Kent County. The course is free if you’re selected.
If you want to apply or if you have more questions about the selection process you can call the Community Services Unit at the Kent County Sheriff’s Office at 616-632-6221 or CLICK HERE.