FISHERS – The Fishers Police Department has scheduled its 34th “Citizen’s Police Academy,” a 12 week course offering “police style” training to our citizens.
Some of the training will include: Crime Prevention/Neighborhood Watch, Bicycle Patrol, Criminal Law, Police Canine, Traffic Stops, Weapons Familiarization, Self Defense, Criminal Investigations, Evidence Collection, and Narcotics. The instructors will be police officers from the Fishers Police Department. Participants in the Citizen’s Academy are eligible complete a ride along with an on- duty Fishers Police Officer.
The spring 2018 Citizen’s Police Academy is scheduled 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Wednesdays, starting March 7, at the Fishers Police Department.
The academy will be open to individuals who reside or are employed in the Hamilton Southeastern School District. Participants must be 16 years old or older.
The goal of the academy is to build on the relationships the department has established in the community.
The Citizen’s Academy consists of classroom and hands on training that will allow citizens to interact and become more familiar with the tasks that are assigned to a police officer. The Citizen’s Academy will give community members the opportunity to ask questions about law enforcement and other related activities.
Apply online at www.fishers.in.us/police or apply in person at the Fishers Police Department. Applications will be accepted until February 19th. If you have any questions contact Officer Rob Thompson at thompsonr@fishers.in.us or (317) 595-3300.