Newark Police Department Taking Applications For Citizens’ Police Academy


Newark – The Newark Police Department is hosting the 13th Citizens’ Police Academy scheduled to begin on April 3, 2018 and operate through May 22, 2018. The program is designed to give citizens or students, whom are interested in learning about law enforcement, a unique opportunity to observe firsthand the various duties and responsibilities of a police officer.

Anyone over the age of 18 may apply and there is no cost to attend the program. The program meets every Tuesday evening between 6:00 pm and 9:00 pm for a total of 9 classes in 8 weeks. Call or email for more details about the schedule. The program will offer a variety of instruction to the attendees, including classroom lecture, first hand participation, and role-playing. The program curriculum highlights include:

Traffic Enforcement, RADAR & DUI
Crime Scene Investigation & Processing
Use of Force
Police Culture
Patrol Procedures
K9 Demonstration

If you are interested in applying for this program or have any questions, please contact Cpl. Brandon Walker at [email protected] or 302-366-7100 ext. 3460.

Applications will be excepted until Friday, March 9, 2018.

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