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Asheboro Police Department Taking Applications for Spring Citizens Academy

Asheboro Police Department Taking Applications for Spring Citizens Academy

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Participants with Asheboro Police Department's Citizens Academy see a demonstration of arrest techniques during one of the classes. (Scott Pelkey / Acme News Archive) ASHEBORO N.C. – The Asheboro Police Department is taking applications for its Citizens Academy set to start in March. The Asheboro Police Department’s Citizens Academy is designed to educate members of the community on how the department operates, its programs, as well as a chance to get to know the officers who work in the community. Citizen’s academy classes that meet once a week, usually in the afternoon/evening, for nine weeks with each class focused on a specific topic. Those topics include arrest techniques, traffic stops, DUI Investigations, police K9 use and demonstrations, crime scene investigation, and an...
Sheriff’s Office Taking Applications for Spring Citizens Academy

Sheriff’s Office Taking Applications for Spring Citizens Academy

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(Photo provided by Randolph County Sheriff's Office) ASHEBORO N.C. –The Randolph County Sheriff’s Office is again offering the Sheriff’s Citizen Academy to Randolph County residents who are interested in learning more about the Sheriff’s Office and how they operate. The Randolph County Sheriff’s Office Citizen Academy is designed to help citizens understand how the Sheriff’s Office operates. Class for the upcoming academy include a tour of the Sheriff’s Office and Emergency Services Headquarters, driving, firearm, and K9 demonstrations, tours of the jail and courthouse, and the opportunity to learn more about everything from Community Based Programs, Patrol Operations, Fleet Maintenance, and more. A former student describes the program as an “excellent behind the scenes” program ...