DeKalb County Police Department to hold 2018 Citizen Academy this summerA DeKalb County Police vehicle. Photo obtained via Wikimedia Commons
The DeKalb County Police Department is looking for locals interested in participating in the 2018 Citizen Academy.
The program begins on Thursday, June 21, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., and will be held every Thursday at the DeKalb County Police Training Facility in Lithonia until August 23.
According to a recent press release, “the Citizens Academy provides a unique opportunity for DeKalb County citizens to learn how their department works and take courses similar to those that police recruits have to pass to become officers.”
Applications are currently open to DeKalb residents as well as those employed in DeKalb County. RSVP by Friday, May 11 with Training Section Administrative Assistant, Patricia Williams by phone (770) 724-0336 or via email firstname.lastname@example.org.