Now Accepting Applications for the Citizen Police Academy
The Palatine Police Department is accepting applications for the Citizen Police Academy. The fall session will be held from September 6 through October 25. The Citizen Police Academy is a unique opportunity for participants to gain insight into the world of law enforcement as well foster positive relationships with the officers who serve their community.
The eight week course will be taught by numerous members of the police department and will include classroom lectures and hands-on experience. Topics to be covered include:
• Use of Force
• Shoot Don’t Shoot Scenarios
• Crime Prevention
• Vehicle Stops
• Neighborhood Based Policing
• SWAT Operations
• K-9 Demonstration
• Animal Control
• Crime Scene Investigation
The goal of the Citizen Police Academy is to educate citizens regarding the profession of law enforcement and to work cooperatively with Palatine residents in making our community a safe place to live and work.
Applicants must be at least 25 years of age and residents of Palatine
. Class size is limited and spots fill quickly. If interested, please fill out an application
and mail to the following:
Palatine, IL Police Department
595 N. Hicks Rd.
Attn: Commander L. Canada
60067For more information and questions, visit our website or contact Commander Larry Canada at (847) 359-9009.