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Posted on: February 3, 2016

[ARCHIVED] Police Academy is Looking for a Few Good Citizens

Cape May County Freeholder Vice Director Leonard C. Desiderio and Chief Christopher Leusner, President of the Cape May County Chiefs of Police Association announced that the Cape May County Public Safety Training Center will be holding a Citizens Police Academy starting February 29, 2016. The Academy will take place on Mondays from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. through April 25, 2016.

All citizens 18 and older are invited to sign-up for the Academy which will provide an overview of the law enforcement function. Freeholder Desiderio said, “Citizens will have a chance to see how police are trained and how they respond to various situations. This is a hands-on academy that gives citizens an opportunity to participate in police operations in simulated situations.”

Topics include Crime Scene Investigation, Juvenille and Criminal Law overview, Police Department Budgeting Activities, Major Crimes and Crime Scene Investigations, Use of Force and K9, CPR and AED certifications, and SWAT Team Demonstrations.

Refreshments will be provided during the evening. To register please call the Cape May County Police Academy at 465-1134 or e-mail your interest to

Contact: Shannon Morgan, CMC Police Academy
(609) 465-1134

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