UPDATED: Friday, January 10, 2014 - 11:56pm
Temple, TX — The Temple Police Department wants to invite anybody interested in the work of a police officer to enroll in their annual Citizen's Police Academy Program.
The deadline to apply is February 25 and classes start March 4.
Over a ten-week period, those attending will become familiar with basic police operations and procedures.
Students will also go on ridealongs and receive gun safety training at a local shooting range.
Those interested must be at least the age of 18.
Organizer Cpl. Glenn Elliott said it’s also a great way to get started on a career in law enforcement.
“That’s one of the things we’d like to use it for; To introduce people of hiring age to law enforcement. Give them an idea of ‘is this something I really want do," said Elliott.
The cost of the course is only $15.
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