NEWS RELEASE DETAILS

DATE/TIME: Tuesday, April 5th, 2005 / 03:05 PM
SUBJECT:10-WEEK CIVILIAN POLICE ACADEMY TO START APRIL 21ST

The next Civilian Police Academy will begin Thursday, April 21st. The 10-week session will be conducted on Thursday evenings from 7-10 p.m. Graduation will be June 23rd.

The Academy is designed to introduce citizens to the Departmentís structure, procedures and operations. Among the many subjects that will be covered are legal issues, the canine program, special operations, internal affairs, community policing, evidence collection, investigations, traffic issues and communications.

Applications for the Academy are available at www.schenectadypd.com, Police Headquarters or by calling 382-5234. Applications must be submitted by Friday, April 15th.