Chamblee, GA, March 28, 2017 – The Post Reports – The Chamblee Police Department (CPD) announced Tuesday that they are launching their first ever Citizens Police Academy. The Academy runs weekly for 10 weeks and will meet every Wednesday from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm at the Chamblee Police Department located at 3518 Broad St.
CPD requires applicants to fulfill the following prerequisites:
- Be 21 years of age by the first day of class;
- Submit to a limited background investigation including:
- Provide a Georgia Driver’s License or Georgia identification card
- Criminal History
- Driving History
- Be approved by the Chief of Police after successfully completing the background investigation
“We’ve had a great response and significant interest on the part of our Chamblee residents and business operators, so we decided to develop this class,” said Chamblee Police Chief Donny Williams in a Tuesday release. “We’re happy to provide a service that not only educates members of our community on the skills and abilities needed to be a modern-day police officer, but also shows the partnerships we build in the community and their importance.”
The Department says they will begin taking applications on April 1st, and the class will start June 21st.
Topics include: types of patrol; criminal investigation; jail and dispatch; special operations, which includes code enforcement and the park ranger; citizen response to active shooter(s); quality of life crimes; and criminal procedure and crime trends.
The class coordinator is Sgt. Guy Antinozzi, A-Team Patrol Supervisor and Training Division Instructor, a three-year veteran of the Chamblee Police Department. Other Chamblee Police Officers will provide instruction in areas in which they are subject-matter experts.
Download the Citizens Police Academy application at http://www.chambleega.com/jobs.aspx, click on the Tools tab. Submit the completed application to Investigator Ray Ice, either by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or fax it to 770-986-5017.
For questions, please call Investigator Ice at 470-395-2432.