ROSWELL, Ga. — The Roswell Police Department is inviting Roswell residents and Roswell business owners to attend the Citizens Police Academy. The free program is designed to introduce the public to various functions of police work.

During the 10-week academy, participants will become familiar with the aspects of the Roswell Police Department. Students will receive first-hand knowledge of police operations, K9 unit, SWAT team, DUI enforcement, 911 communications center, the detention center and how criminal cases are investigated.

For those who complete the course, a graduation ceremony will be held Nov. 7.

The department is now accepting applications. The academy will begin on Sept. 5.  

Classes will be held every Thursday from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Academy classes will be held at the Roswell Police Department, 39 Hill Street.

Applicants must be 21 years or older, pass a background check, and must be a Roswell resident or business owner.  

Applications are available at the Roswell Police Department 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, or online at roswellgov.com/citizenpoliceacademy.

Recommended for you

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.