Next Duluth citizen police academy begins March 5

The Duluth Police Department is accepting applications for the next Citizen Police Academy that begins March 5. (City of Duluth)

The Duluth Police Department is accepting applications for the next Citizen Police Academy that begins March 5. Classes meet 7 to 10 p.m. every Thursday for 9 weeks at the Duluth Public Safety Building, 3276 Buford Highway.

The goal of the program is to enhance communication and understanding between the police department and the community. Students will learn about laws of arrest, patrol techniques, domestic violence and crisis intervention, firearms safety, crime scene management, and traffic enforcement.

Graduates completing the program will be given the opportunity to volunteer as part of the “Citizens on Patrol.”

Deadline to apply is Feb. 28: www.tinyurl.com/DuluthAcademy.

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