Time: April 6, 2017 at 6pm to May 25, 2017 at 9pm
Location: Canton Police Dept
Street: 1150 S. Canton Center Road.
City/Town: Canton, MI
Website or Map: http://www.cantonpublicsafety…
Phone: 734 394-5411
Event Type: information, education
Organized By: Canton Twsp Police Dept
Latest Activity: Jan 18, 2017
The Canton Police Department is currently planning its next Citizens Police Academy for individuals who are interested in acquiring insight and knowledge on how the police department works to serve the Canton community.
Individuals attending the academy will be educated on the policies and operational procedures of the department through presentations, demonstrations and hands-on activities. Students’ personal knowledge on law enforcement’s role in the criminal justice system will be enhanced, as well as their understanding of the training and education required for police officers to effectively handle the challenges of police work.
Academy participants will gain insight into the difficult challenges law enforcement personnel face on a daily basis through interesting and informative instruction,” said Canton Public Safety Director Joshua Meier.
The overall mission of the Citizens Police Academy is to develop positive relationships between citizens and police officers, enhancing cooperation, understanding, and general good will.
This year’s Citizens Police Academy will be held on Thursdays from 6 – 9 p.m., for eight weeks beginning on April 6, 2017 – May 25, 2017.
Class size is limited for this free program. Applicant requirements include the following:
Canton residents only
Age 21 & over
No felony convictions; no misdemeanor convictions in the past 3 years
Applicants subject to a background check
Applications will be accepted online from February 1 – 28, 2017 at http://www.cantonpublicsafety.org/, or in person at the front desk of the Canton Police Department located at 1150 S. Canton Center Road.
Questions can be directed to Special Services Sgt. Ed Johnson at 734/394-5411