Citizen Police Academy Announced

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CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - Have you ever wanted to ride along with the police or go to the police firing range? If so, here is your chance!

Cleveland Police Chief Michael McGrath announced today that the Division of Police will conduct a Citizen Police Academy class beginning Tuesday, August 17, 2010.

The seven week informational course, sponsored by the city of Cleveland, meets weekly from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m., and is designed to provide participants insight into the nature of police work.

The free course will be held each Tuesday at The Harvard Community Center located at 18240 Harvard Ave.  The class size is limited to 30 cadets.

Information and registration forms are available at each of the five neighborhood police districts.

Applications can be submitted by telephone by calling the Bureau of Community Policing at 216.623.5080 or can be mailed to:

Cleveland Division of Police
Bureau of Community Policing
2001 Payne Avenue
Cleveland, OH  44114

The deadline for registration is August 16, 2010.