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CITIZEN'S POLICE ACADEMY GOALS
The Junction City Police Department Citizen's Police Academy was created to forge a partnership between citizens and the Junction City Police. The goal of the Citizen's Police Academy is to educate Junction City citizens about the structure and activities of their police department. The Citizen's Police Academy is not a “training” class, but is an exciting “information” class, a behind-the-scenes look at the Junction City Police Department. The Citizen's Police Academy program operates on the premise that informed and educated citizens will be more supportive of police officers and the department, and will be more productive within their own neighborhoods and communities.
CITIZEN'S POLICE ACADEMY CLASSES
The 12-week Citizen's Police Academy course meets one night each week for approximately 3 hours including one Saturday. Classes are held at the Junction City Police Department. Topics covered in the Citizen's Police Academy include overviews of the Junction City Police Department’s organization and structure, information on officer recruiting and training, introductions to the various divisions of Junction City Police Department and their responsibilities (such as Community Involvement Unit, Operations Unit, Drug Operations Group, Investigations, SWAT), plus hands-on workshops in areas such as Tactics, Fingerprinting and Firearms Safety.
Instructors are drawn from the Junction City Police Department staff and other areas of expertise. Citizen's Police Academy class members are also given an opportunity to observe police patrol work through a Ride-A-Long experience with an area patrol officer. Class members will also experience a live Weapons Range, Use of Force Simulator & Airsoft Pistols & Rifles.
The 2020 Citizen's Police Academy
WHEN: January 23rd - April 22th 2020
WHERE: Junction City Police Department, 210 E. 9th Street
TIME: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Applications are available at the Junction City Police Department or you can use the top link to apply.
Enrollment is limited to 20 participants.
Deadline for the application will by January 10th, 2020.
A background check will be performed prior to the acceptance.
Questions, Contact Sergeant Eliel Borges at the Junction City Police Department 785-762-5912 or 785-210-757 or by email at [email protected].
The Citizen's Academy Agenda is subject to change:
2020 CITIZEN'S ACADEMY AGENDA
01/23/20 6:00-6:20pm Welcome/Forms/Waivers Sgt. Borges & Ofc. Torres
Week 1 6:20-7:30pm Chief’s Welcome/Presentation Chief of Police
7:40-9:00pm PD Tour/Jail Tour Sgt. Borges & Torres/Jail Staff
01/30/20 6:00-7:00pm Hiring and Training Lt. Nichols
Week 2 7:10-7:40pm Dispatch Dispatcher Kerry Kim
7:40-9:00pm Physical Agility Course Lt. Nichols/Borges/Torres/Ruffin
02/06/20 6:00-6:15pm Group Picture Day Sgt. Borges & Ofc. Torres
Week 3 6:15-7:30pm Operations Division/Patrol Capt. Fitzgerald
7:40-9:00pm Patrol Equipment/Patrol Vehicle Sgt. Borges & Ofc. Torres
02/13/20 6:00-7:30pm Drug Operations Group Sgt. Cathey
Week 4 7:40-9:00pm Computer Forensics Det. Vallon
02/20/20 6:00-7:20pm Coroner Dr. Jenkins
Week 5 7:30-9:00pm Investigations & Human Traf. Capt. Giordano
02/27/20 6:00-7:20pm Crime Lab Mark Roberts & Det. Berrios
Week 6 7:30-9:00pm Crime Scene Procedure Mark Roberts & Det. Berrios
03/05/20 6:00-7:15pm Use of Force/Defensive Tactics Ofc. Keys & CIU (All)
Week 7 7:30-9:00pm Taser Demo/Less Lethal Det. Watson & Sgt. Whitebread
03/19/20 6:00-6:50pm DUI Sgt. Diel
Week 8 7:00-7:50pm A.R.I.D.E./D.R.E. Sgt. Diel
8:00-9:00pm DUI Practical Sgt. Diel/Ofc. Torres
03/26/20 6:00-6:50pm Attend Municipal Court
Week 9 7:00-9:00pm Judge, Prosecutors, Judge McKone/County Attorney
Defense Attorney, City Attorney/Defense Attorney
Municipal Court Bailiff Officer. S. Babcock
04/02/20 6:00-7:20pm SWAT Demo/Robots Lt. Odell/SWAT Team
Week 10 7:30-9:00pm Traffic Stop/High Risk Demo Sgt. Borges & Ofc. Torres
04/09/20 6:00-7:15pm K-9 Demo/Class K9 Officer Blake
Week 11 7:20-8:00pm Animal Control Officer ACO Brodosi
8:00-9:00pm DARE/SRO Ofc. Wigton & Ofc. Hewins
04/11/20 9:30-10:00am Firearms Class Range Masters/Sgt. Mau
10:00-11:00am Range Capt. Fitzgerald/Det. Watson
11:00-12:00pm Lunch/BBQ at PD CIU (All)
04/16/20 6:00-9:00pm MILO (Use of Force Simulation) Lt. Nichols & Det. Watson
Week 12 Shoot/Don’t Shoot Demo Sgt. Cathey & CIU (All)
04/22/20 6:00pm Graduation Dinner CIU (All)
Week 13 (Opera House)