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
School Shootings/Active Shooter Response
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