Participants will become acquainted with such police operations as the K9 unit, SWAT team, D.U.I. enforcement, 911 communications and criminal investigations, officials said. Applicants must be at least 21 years old, pass a background check and be a Roswell resident or business owner.
The academy is free and will meet from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Those who complete the course will participate in a graduation ceremony and reception Oct. 20.