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Have you ever wondered what is involved in police work? If so, it's not too late to sign up for the Baltimore County Police Department's 39th Citizens’ Academy.

Participants will partake in simulated police scenarios at the Pistol Range; take a tour of the Circuit Court Building and 911 Center; see up close demonstrations of the K-9 Unit, Marine Team, and Aviation Team at Martin State Airport; and learn about arrest procedures for various scenarios at the Training Academy in Dundalk. Other classes include  the art of composite sketches that help crack crimes, violent crimes investigations, patrol operations, and demonstrations by the Bomb Squad.

The program will run on Wednesdays from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. from March 4 through June 10; there will also be one Saturday class from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. All but four classes will be held at the Public Safety Building, 700 East Joppa Road in Towson.

If you're interested in participating or learning more about the Citizens' Academy, complete the application form available online: www.baltimorecountymd.gov/Agencies/police/community/citizensacademy.html. Click on the link to the form under the “Nomination Form" heading.

A graduation ceremony will be held in the last class, June 10.

The Baltimore County Police Department is pleased to announce the graduation of the 36th Citizens' Academy Class. The graduation will take place tonight, June 7 at 6:30 p.m. in the England Dansicker Room located in the Public Safety Building, 700 East Joppa Road in Towson.

Chief Terrence Sheridan will present certificates to the graduates who completed the 15-week program. During that time, participants learned about the various units and the many aspects of law enforcement. Officers from specialized units such as K-9, Marine, Aviation and Tactical Operations spoke to the participants and described their duties.

The participants also learned about the precincts, narcotics identification and investigation. They sat in on lectures that covered media relations, community resources and criminal investigations.

The purpose of the Citizens’ Academy is to foster greater communication and relationships between the Department, the community and businesses. The hope is to establish a better understanding of law enforcement.

The Baltimore County Police Department is pleased to announce the graduation of the 35th Citizens' Academy Class. The graduation will take place tonight, June 9 at 6:30 p.m. in the England Dansicker Room located in the Public Safety Building, 700 East Joppa Road in Towson.

Chief Jim Johnson will present certificates to the 30 graduates who completed the 15-week program. During that time, participants learned about the various units and the many aspects of law enforcement. Officers from specialized units such as K-9, Marine, Aviation and Tactical Operations spoke to the participants and described their duties.

The participants also learned about the precincts, narcotics identification and investigation. They sat in on lectures that covered media relations, community resources and criminal investigations.

The purpose of the Citizens’ Academy is to foster greater communication and relationships between the Department, the community and businesses. The hope is to establish a better understanding of law enforcement.

 
 
Revised June 27, 2017