Marana Police's Citizen Police Academy accepting applications

The Marana Police Department is happy to announce their next Citizen Police Academy. The Citizens Police Academy is designed to provide our citizens and business community with a greater understanding of the department and its operations through classroom instruction and hands-on experiences. This Academy is a 45-hour block of instruction taught by department employees that showcases several units in the department. 
The program objective is to further the Department’s partnership with the community and make the Town of Marana an even better place to visit, work and raise a family.

TOPICS COVERED IN THE CLASS: 
• Introduction of Command Staff
• Hiring and training academy information
• Patrol duties
• Motor units
• Volunteers in Police Service
• Firearms
• Criminal investigations
• K-9 (dog) unit
plus many more.

ACADEMY REQUIREMENTS: 
• Must be 18 or older
• NO felony arrest or convictions
• NO misdemeanor arrests within one year of application

This academy is held every Tuesday from 6:00 pm to 9:30 pm for 13 weeks. Classes start August 29, 2017 and go until November 21, 2017. For more information, visit our webpage at http://www.maranaaz.gov/citizens-police-academy, for a video and application. For inquires contact our Community Resource Unit at 520-382-2051. Seats are limited so sign up today. Sign-up closes for good on August 21, 2017.