Classes held each Wednesday, from January 23 – March 20
The New Albany and Gahanna police departments are jointly planning their third joint Citizen Police Academy. This is a fantastic opportunity for residents who are interested in learning what it is like to be a police officer. Those who sign up for this free nine-week course must be 18 or older and plan to attend at least seven classes. Class times will occur 7-9 pm every Wednesday from January 23 to March 20, 2019. Classes will primarily take place in New Albany or Gahanna.
Classes, some of which will occur in a classroom style and others which are field exercises and simulations, include:
- Traffic and OVI Enforcement
- Laws of Arrest, Search and Seizure
- Firearms Training/Active Shooter Scenarios
- Crime Scene Investigation
- Emergency Dispatching
- Shoot, Don’t Shoot Judgment Scenarios
- Street Drug Identification
Those interested in registering should complete the online form below at their earliest convenience. Participation is limited to just 15 New Albany registrants. For more information, New Albany residents should call the New Albany Police Department at 614-855-1234 and Gahanna residents should call the Gahanna Police Department at 614-342-4240.