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Elkhart Police Department to hold ten-week Citizen Academy program

Posted on June 17, 2013 at 1:00 a.m. | Updated on June 17, 2013 at 1:56 p.m.

The Elkhart Police Department will hold a ten-week Citizen Academy program starting July 9.

Sessions will be once a week on Tuesdays from 6:30 to 9 p.m.

Lesson topics throughout the program will include the justice system, criminal investigations, defensive tactics and professional standards. All classes are taught by Elkhart Police personnel.

According to a statement of intent, the program aims to provide attendees with basic information on how the department operates on a daily basis.

The program will end Tuesday, Sept. 24, with a graduation ceremony.

Those interested can call the police department’s services division at 295-7070 ext. 402. Enrollment applications are mailed on request or can be picked up at the front desk of the police station at 175 Waterfall Drive.