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Posted on: May 22, 2018

MPD Opens Enrollment for Semiannual Citizens Police Academy

MPD Headquarters

May 22, 2018

CONTACT: Officer Chuck McPhilamy

[email protected]

770.794.5370

The Marietta Police Department is pleased to announce its upcoming Citizens Police Academy. The semiannual program provides citizens of Marietta with an opportunity to experience and take an in-depth look at what it is like to be a police officer.

During the program, participants will get an overview of various units within the police department and learn about multiple topics such as: Crime Analysis, Narcotics, Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT), Crime Interdiction Unit, Investigative Services, Traffic Enforcement, Community Response Unit, K-9 Unit, Crime Scene Processing, and much more.

The eleven-week program is FREE of charge and is scheduled to begin on July 26, 2018. Classes will be held every Thursday evening from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the Marietta Police Department for eleven weeks.

The Academy is open to residents, and business or property owners of the City of Marietta pending a background check. Applications are available at the front desk of the Marietta Police Department (240 Lemon Street), or online at https://www.mariettaga.gov.

Anyone with questions about the program should contact the Citizens Police Academy Coordinator, Officer P. Hill, at 770-794-5356 or via email at [email protected]

Starts: Thursday, July 26, 2018 and continues every Thursday for 11 weeks

Location: Marietta Police Department (240 Lemon Street NE, Marietta, GA 30060)

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