Parker area residents are invited to attend the Police Department’s free spring citizen academy program, which gives participants first-hand information about how Parker’s Police Department operates. Classes will focus on traffic enforcement, accident reconstruction, DUI (driving under the influence) enforcement, investigations, sex offender registrations, evidence collection/fingerprinting, SWAT (Special Weapons and Tactics), Taser, Krav Maga (a self defense system), drugs, background investigations, bicycle patrol, police training program, municipal court, victim advocates and the terrorism liaison program.
The classroom work, combined with field trips and tours, begins Thursday, March 24 and requires a commitment of one night a week from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. for 10 weeks. All classes will be held on Thursday nights, with one optional Saturday class at the shooting range.
Find the application for the program online at www.Parker Police.org or pick one up at the Police Department, located at 18600 Lincoln Meadows Parkway. All applicants are subject to a background check.
The deadline for applications is Friday, Feb. 25. Participation is limited to 30 people ages 21 and older. For more information, contact Lieutenant Prior at firstname.lastname@example.org or Officer Dawn Cashman at email@example.com or call 303.841.9800.