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Woodbridge Citizen's Police Academy

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The Woodbridge Police Department will be hosting a Citizen’s Police Academy beginning February 5th, 2013. The academy will be held once a week for twelve weeks and is designed to give participants a working knowledge of police operations. During this academy, participants will experience hands-on police training and be exposed to the policies and procedures that guide officers in making their day to day decisions. Participants will be taught the basics of criminal law, patrol procedures, tactics, firearms, and many other topics. During this training, participants will have the opportunity to speak directly with patrol officers as well as the command staff of the department that serves them.


Participants will receive training in the following areas:


 


History of the WPD                                       Department Operations


POSTC/Recruit Selection                              Field Training Program


Communications                                             Constitutional Law


Arrest/Search Warrants                                Crime Scene Processing


Booking Procedures                                      Patrol Procedures


Crime Scene Photography                             Animal Control


Storm Management/Emergency Operations Center


Shelter Management                                     D.U.I.


Motor Vehicle Enforcement                          Radar/Laser


Firearms/SWAT/Taser/


School Shootings/Active Shooter Response


Penal Code


Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence   Rape Crisis


Responding to Violence & Aggression


School Resource Officer                               D.A.R.E.


Accident Reconstruction                               Narcotics/K-9


 


**All participants over the age of 18 who complete at least 5 weeks of training will be allowed to participate in a live fire range day and Ride-Along  program**


 


Applications may be picked up at the WPD front desk and returned no later than Friday January 18th, 2013.


 


For Further Information contact:


Sgt Brian McCarthy


203-387-2511 Ext 20

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