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Citizen Police Academy Class Curriculum
  • Welcome and Introdutions
  • Departmental Organization
  • Role of the Uniform Division 
  • Traffic Law & Vehicle Pullovers
  • Firearms training (classroom & firing range)
  • Gangs and Impact
  • Criminal Investigation Division
  • Drugs (identification and trends) 
  • Defensive Tactics
  • Communications Center / 911 Center
  • DUI Task Force and Field Sobriety
  • Crime Scene Processing 
  • K9
  • Officer Survival / Building Searches 
  • Jail Tour 
  • Officer Ride Along (minimum of 2 ride alongs) 

Additional Information

  • Classes are held weekly on Tuesday night from 6 PM to 9 PM.
  • Classes are primarily held at the Lawrenceville Police Department.  Other locations are visited as necessary.
  • Attendance of each session is critical to fully benefit from participation in the Citizens Police Academy.
  • A maximum of 3 missed sessions will be allowed in order to receive a "completion" of the program.
  • Dress is business casual.  Jeans are allowed.  Shorts, tank tops, halter tops, etc. are not permitted.