Mount Prospect Citizens Police Academy begins Sept. 10

Daily Herald report
Updated 7/17/2018 10:36 AM

Mount Prospect police are accepting applications for the department's next Citizens Police Academy, which begins Sept. 10 and will continue with weekly three-hour sessions every Monday through Nov. 19.

The academy is open to any village resident 18 years of age or older and free of any criminal history. Sessions will be held at the police department and other village locations.

Academy topics will include traffic enforcement, crime scene processing, field training and criminal law. Students also will be allowed to make simulated traffic stops and arrests. The highlight of the academy is the use of the department's pistol range.

Applications are available at the police department front desk or online at They need to be submitted by 9 a.m. Aug. 27. For more information, contact Officer Greg Sill, crime prevention unit, (847) 870-5650 or

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