First Smyrna Citizens Police Academy
The city's police department will be hosting its first ever Citizens Police Academy in May.
The Smyrna Police Department will be hosting its ﬁrst Citizens Police Academy starting May 20. The program will run for 11 consecutive weeks, with a three-hour weekly meeting each week.
Participants will get a behind the scenes look at police operations. Class size is limited 15 seats to allow for hands-on training. Special topics to be covered will include:
- Criminal Investigations
- 911 Tour
- Defensive Tactics
- Use of Force
- Crime Scene Investigation
- Police Ethics
- Firearms Simulator
- Gang Investigation
- Child Crimes
- K-9 Operations
- Constitutional Law
- Jail Tour
In order to participate , you must be 18 years old and pass a background check. Priority will be given to Smyrna residents, but all are welcome to apply, said Smyrna police spokesman Michael Smith.
Click here to download an application. You can also find the Background Authorization form here. After completing the application and background authorization form, email them to Capt. Tony Leonard at email@example.com.