071913 Citizen Police Academy starts in September (200)

LACONIA — Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be a police officer?
Would you like to find out more about your police department?
Why not consider attending the Laconia Police Department's Citizen Police Academy?
The Laconia Police Department will again be hosting an annual Citizen Police Academy in order to afford its citizens the opportunity to experience the department in a fun and unique way. The class will begin on Tuesday, September 10 and run through Tuesday, November 12. The purpose of the academy is to increase understanding between the public and the department through education and interaction with police officers. Attendees will be exposed to many different facets of law enforcement, including operational information, physical interaction, demonstrations, a patrol ride-along and field trip experiences. This is a ten week program that will be held at the Laconia Police Department and will meet once a week for three hours.
Applications are located at the Laconia Police Department, 126 New Salem Street, or may be downloaded and printed from our website at www.laconiapd.org. Completed applications can be mailed or dropped off at Police Headquarters. For more information contact either Lieutenant Rich Simmons at 524-5257 ext 332 or Sergeant Gary Hubbard at 524-5257 ext 504.