Citizens Police Academy Accepting Applications
The Police Department is accepting applications for its upcoming Citizens Police Academy, held Thursday evenings March 12 through May 16. The academy offers a unique "glimpse behind the badge." Classes are a combination of lecture and hands-on activities. Topics include: SWAT and special operations, gangs, 9-1-1 communications, patrol, crime prevention, crime scene, identity theft and a tour of the Adult Detention Center. The program is free; for more information and an application form, e-mail CPA@fairfaxcounty.gov or call 703-280-0713 (also for reasonable ADA accommodations).