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CPD Offers Free Citizens’ Police Academy

Open to the public, but limited to 30 participants who don't have criminal records, registration for Cartersville Police Department's series of classes begins April 8.

Cartersville Police Department again this year is offering the public a bird's eye view of law enforcement operations.

Chief Tommy Culpepper in a press release announced the 2013 Spring Citizens’ Police Academy, which will be held in May on four successive Wednesday nights. The first session is set for May 8, with the remaining three sessions scheduled for May 15, 22 and 29. Each session begins at 6 p.m. and ends at 8 p.m.

The Criminal Justice System, Traffic Enforcement including DUI Enforcement, Drug Enforcement, Special Operations, Criminal Investigations, Firearms Safety and Crime Prevention are among the subjects set to be covered in the program. Participants will have the opportunity to use the department's driving and firearms simulators.

The program is free, but limited to 30 students. Participants must be 21 years of age or older and have no criminal record.

Registration opens April 8. To register, contact Lieutenant Troy Rowell or Officer Vicki Mulkey at 770-382-2526.

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Ronny Smith April 08, 2013 at 01:31 PM
Opening paragraph says the classes begin April 8th. Then further down it says classes begin May 8th. Hmmm.....

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