Citizen Police Academy 2021

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Citizen Police Academy
The mission of the Citizens Police Academy is to build cooperative relationships between citizens and the police through training and education. The police academy produces a network of informed citizens who can return to their neighborhoods to organize, encourage and mobilize others, and to partner with police in reducing crime in Rockford.

The course curriculum includes sessions on patrol operations, 911 center operations, community policing, crime prevention through environmental design, crime analysis, criminal law, and city ordinances, among others. Interested citizens must be 18 years of age or older to participate.

 September 1 – November 10, 2021

Are you interested in learning more about the Rockford Police Department?
Rockford Police officers and personnel from various divisions will present a 10-week over- view of departmental responsibilities, procedures and policies. Citizens will gain a better understanding of the Rockford Police Department, its partners, and the criminal justice system.
Classes include:
Organization, Field Service
Domestic Violence
Crime Analysis & Intel
States Attorney
Gang Unit
K9, Crime Analysis
Forensics, Arson
Use of Force
This is a FREE Course!

Classes meet Wednesdays Sept. 1 – Nov. 10, 2021
Time: 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Location: Rockford Police District 3 557 S New Towne Dr, Rockford, IL 61108

*Location and dates are subject to change




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