First Raleigh Citizens Police Academy Graduation

News posted Jun. 08, 2017 - 6:15 pm
Police Citizens Academy First Graduates

Update, 6/8/17, 6:15 p.m.:
First Raleigh Citizens Police Academy Graduation

The Raleigh Police Department celebrated the graduation of 25 citizens from its first Citizens Police Academy on June 6 at the Raleigh Convention Center.

During the academy, which began on April 6, participants learned about a variety of topics including constitutional law and arrest, search and seizure, non-biased policing, investigative case review, youth services, drug recognition, and crisis intervention. They also experienced a reality-based training demonstration.

A small reception followed the ceremony.

Original post, 6/8/17, 9:30 a.m.:
First Raleigh Citizens Police Academy Graduation Today at 6 p.m.

The Raleigh Police Department will celebrate the graduation of 25 citizens from its first Citizens Police Academy tonight at 6 p.m. in room 201 at the Raleigh Convention Center, 500 S. Salisbury Street.

During the academy, which began on April 6, participants learned about a variety of topics including constitutional law and arrest, search and seizure, non-biased policing, investigative case review, youth services, drug recognition, and crisis intervention. They also experienced a reality-based training demonstration.

A small reception will follow the ceremony.

For more details, contact Police Training Director Sherry Hunter at 919-996-1586.

For interested media, several graduates will be available for interviews after the ceremony. For details, contact Donna-maria Harris at 919-996-3014 or 919-630-7227.

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