March 07, 2019
6:00 pm-9:00 pm
Location: West Olive Fillmore Complex 12220 Fillmore Street, West Olive, MI 49460
The 9-session Citizen Police Academy offers 25 citizens an inside look at law enforcement. Sessions are from 6 to 9PM on Thursdays from March 5 through May 7. (No class during spring break week.) Potential candidates for the Citizen Police Academy must meet the following criteria:
-Minimum age of 18
-Live or work in Ottawa County
-No Misdemeanor arrests within one year of application
-No prior felony arrests
Applications will be processed on a first-come-first-serve basis. Pending a background check and eligibility, applicants will be notified of their acceptance into the academy near February 15.
For more information on the Citizen's Police Academy and the selection process please contact Sergeant Ryan DeVries at (616) 738-4038.
Topics include Road Patrol, Corrections, 911 Center, Undercover Investigations, Narcotics, Marine Patrol, Dive Team, Sheriff's K9 Unit, E-Unit, Criminal Scientific Support Unit, Crime Scene Investigation, Firearms, Range, Simulator, Special Operations, Legal System, Accident Investigations and Community Policing.