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updated: 1/10/2013 10:11 AM

Des Plaines Police Host Citizen's Police Academy

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Karen Kozenczak

The Des Plaines Police Department will host a twelve week Citizen Police Academy, 6 PM -- 9 PM, Tuesdays, beginning March 19, 2013, at the Des Plaines Police Station, 1418 Miner Street.

According to Des Plaines Police Officer Colin Johnson, the spring session of the Citizen Police Academy will include an overview of the Des Plaines Police Department, Illinois Vehicle Code and Criminal Law instruction, tours of the Police Station and 9-1-1 Center, two classes at the shooting range, a traffic stop practical, domestic dispute instruction, evidence gathering instruction and police squad ride-a-longs. Participants will interact with many Des Plaines Police Officers throughout the 12 week course, which will culminate with a graduation ceremony/dinner on, Tuesday, June 4, 2013. The Police Department will host another academy in the fall for those who are unable to attend the spring session.

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"The Academy provides an opportunity for citizens (and we are hoping to attract many young adults) to get an understanding of the Des Plaines Police Department and its role in the community. The majority of our classes will be held at the Des Plaines Police Station," Officer Johnson said, and will be limited to 16 participants.

In addition, dates for the Senior Citizen Police Academy, held at the Frisbie Senior Center, will be announced in the near future. For additional information or to register contact Officer Johnson at 847-391-5410.

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