Friday, October 24th, 2014

Yuma Police Department Graduates Class Of Informed Citizens

Yuma-PoliceOn Tuesday the Yuma Police Department 16th Citizens Police Academy Class graduated.  The students attended classes at the Yuma Police Department every Tuesday evening for eight weeks. 

The Citizens Police Academy is part of a continuing program to develop citizen awareness and understanding of the role of law enforcement. The Citizens Police Academy is designed for citizens of all backgrounds and occupations. 

The academy consisted of classroom and “hands on” instruction.  Topics covered included an overview of police functions from patrol, traffic laws and criminal investigations.  The graduates from the class are not police officers, but better-informed citizens.

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