The next Citizen Academy starts Thursday, September 5 and meets 6-9:30 p.m. every Thursday for 12 weeks (no class on Halloween, Oct. 31). There is no fee. Each session includes dinner, instruction, demonstrations, and hands-on exercises. For more information, contact Sergeant Steve Skundberg at 303-795-3846.
The Littleton Police Citizen Academy presents a series of classes designed to give community members a peek into the inner workings of the Littleton Police Department. Each topic is taught by Littleton police officers or civilian staff members, each an expert in their field. A diverse selection of topics are covered to give attendees an idea of what, why, and how the police operate.
Some of the information during the classes include:
- Officer Survival
- Defensive Tactics
- Victim Assistance
- Crime Scene Investigation
- DUI and Traffic Enforcement
- Drugs and Gangs
The goal of the Citizen Academy is to promote a better relationship between the police department and the community it serves and to foster a clearer understanding of a police officer’s duties, how the officer carries out those duties, and the end results of the officer’s actions.
To find out eligibility requirements and apply for the Citizen Academy visit the City of Littleton’s Citizens Academy page.