The Hoffman Estates Police Department is accepting applications for its 22nd annual Citizen Police Academy.
Participants will be given the opportunity to get hands-on experience with real police equipment, including squad cars, jail cells and duty gear. Home security, SWAT operations, crime scene investigations, gangs, club drugs and a K-9 demonstration are some of the topics to be discussed during the academy, which runs from Aug. 30 to Dec. 5.
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To participate, applicants must be at least 18 years old and reside, attend school or work in Hoffman Estates. Academy classes will meet on Tuesday evenings from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the police station, 411 W. Higgins Road. For more information and to apply, visit www.hoffmanestates.com/police and click the "Citizen Police Academy" link.