Originally Published: April 6, 2017 5:55 a.m.
If you’ve ever wondered how or why police do what they do, this is your chance to find out first-hand by attending the 2017 citizens’ Police Academy, to be held this May.
Participants will receive a complete overview of the various function and services of the Prescott Police Department, learn about the hiring process to become a police officer.
• What NARTA recruits endure in the academy
• How the Prescott Regional Communications Center operates
• Observing and interacting in K9 scenarios
• SWAT operations
• DUI/Traffic Enforcement
• Community Services functions
Participants will have an opportunity to actively participate in a role-playing, high tech video training system (MILO) which tests the judgment and reactions of those assuming the role of a Police Officer.
Classes will begin May 2 and run 6 - 9:15 p.m. each Tuesday in the month of May.
The deadline to apply is April 12. Class size will be limited to 25 participants.
Participants must be 21 years of age and a legal U.S. resident. Preference will be given to Prescott residents.
For more information or to receive an application, contact Lead Police Officer David L. Fuller at 928-777-1915 or firstname.lastname@example.org