Registration is under way for the Fall 2010 Citizen Police Academy. The 12-week program is designed to give participants a better understanding of the responsibilities and challenges of serving in law enforcement, according to a Warner Robins police news release.
Topics covered during the academy include investigations, hiring, tactical teams and use of force. Participants also may participate in police training and may ride along with patrol officers, according to the release.
The academy will be held on Thursdays from 6 to 8 p.m. Aug. 5 through Oct. 21.
Classes are free, and participants do not have to be residents of Warner Robins, the release stated. Call (478) 293-1060 to register. Applications are available on the department’s Web site at www.wrpolice.org.