PARSIPPANY — The Parsippany-Troy Hills Police Department is hosting a free 10 week Citizen’s Police Academy program held every Thursday night from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. starting on March 7 through May 9 at the Parsippany Police Athletic League (PAL) located at 33 Baldwin Road.
The Citizen’s Police Academy is limited to twenty applicants and is available on a first come, first serve basis by completing the application which can be found online prior to the classes at www.parpolice.com. Click here to download the application.
Applicants must be:
* 18 years of age or older
* Residents of Parsippany
* Parsippany business owners (on a limited basis)
* Parsippany township employees (on a limited basis)
The goal is to increase communication and partnership between the citizens and the police through education and discussion in order to establish a safer community. The classes provide an in-depth view into various areas of law enforcement such as criminal investigations, use of force, officer safety, motor vehicle stops and advancements in technology utilized in law enforcement today. Information is gained through classroom and practical scenarios.
Applications for the Citizen’s Police Academy can be completed and submitted by visiting www.parpolice.comor by saving and emailing the completed form to Community Relations Officer Remo D’Alessandro at firstname.lastname@example.org.
A minimum attendance of eight classes is required in order to attend graduation.