Residents will soon be able to get a behind-the-scenes look at Johns Creek Police Department during the next Johns Creek Citizens Police Academy, which starts Aug. 12.
The course will be held on Tuesdays from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Aug. 12 through Oct. 7.
The academy meets one night a week for nine weeks, and includes classroom instruction (criminal investigations, internal affairs, narcotics, CSI, Community Services); demonstrations ( K-9, SWAT, radKIDS®); and practical exercises (traffic enforcement and firearms simulation). The class can accommodate 20 people.
"The academy is a fun and interesting way to strengthen relationships and support between Johns Creek residents and the police officers who serve them," said Sgt. Debra Kalish, head of the Johns Creek Police Department's Community Services.
The Citizens Police Academy is open to all Johns Creek residents ages 21 and older who successfully pass the application process and a criminal history check. Download the application and criminal history forms here or get them at JCPD Headquarters, 11445 Johns Creek Parkway, Johns Creek, GA 30097.
For more information, call 678-474-1551 or visit the Citizens Police Academy page.