The Citizen's Academy is an eleven week program for Westfield residents to receive firsthand experience in various aspects of police work. The class meets once a week in the evenings. Participants will tour the county jail, dispatch and training center and learn about patrol and investigation operations. They will also get to participate in evidence processing, emergency driving, patrol stops, firearms training, defense tactics, Taser and K9 demonstrations, and active shooter simulations. To see photos from our last class please visit our Facebook page and check out our photo albums.
To be eligible, you must fill out an application and pass a background test. Space is limited. The application can be filled out here. Applications are due by June 9, 2017. Notification will go out to all applicants after all applications have been processed.
When: August 10, 2017 - October 26, 2017
Meets: Thursdays at 6:30 pm
Who may participate: Westfield residents who are 21 years or older with no criminal history.
If you have any questions regarding this service, please contact Mike Seagrave.