The Glendale Police Department has announced its next citizens police academy will begin Thursday, Sept. 29.
Participants will receive an in-depth view of many areas of law enforcement, including defense and arrest tactics, importance of crime prevention, how drunken drivers are detected, demonstrations of various weapons including the Taser X-26 and a special visit by the K-9 officer.
In addition, all class members take part in a police drive-along.
The academy is open to residents and people who work in the city who are at least 18 years old.
Classes are held on Thursday nights from 6 to 8 p.m. for eight weeks and people are urged to sign up quickly since class size is limited.
To enroll or find out more about the academy, a brochure and application form are available at the Police Department, 5909 N. Milwaukee River Parkway, or contact Officer Joel Dhein by email at email@example.com or call 414-228-1741.