Interested in getting a better sense of how the Wellesley Police Department operates? Then the Citizen Police Academy might be for you.
What is the Citizen Police Academy?
It is designed to give citizens an overview of the police department’s functions and operational procedures.
How are the classes taught?
Via lectures, tours, demonstrations and hands-on practice.
What will the classes include?
The following topics and more:
- E911 System & Dispatching
- Motor Vehicle Law/Operating Under the Influence
- Domestic Violence
- Interview & Interrogation/Witness Identification
- Narcotics Investigation
- Computer/Internet Crimes
- Criminal Law
- Crime Prevention
- Crime Scene Search/Evidence Processing
- Defensive Equipment/Procedures
A ride along in a police cruiser with an officer is available for those who are interested after classes have been completed.
When do classes start and where are they held?
The Citizen Police Academy is a 9-week program.
Classes will begin on Wednesday, March 20, 2019 and will end on Wednesday, May 22, 2019. There will be no class on April 17th.
Classes will begin at 6:30 p.m. each week in the Kingsbury Room at the Wellesley Police Department.
Visit www.wellesleypolice.com or contact Lt. Marie Cleary or Officer Matt Wall at 781-235-1212 for more information.