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Posted on: February 23, 2018

Newark Police to Host 13th Citizens’ Police Academy


February 23, 2018 - The Newark Police Department is hosting the 13th Citizens’ Police Academy scheduled to begin on April 3, 2018 and operate through May 22, 2018.  The program is designed to give citizens or students, whom are interested in learning about law enforcement, a unique opportunity to observe firsthand the various duties and responsibilities of a police officer.  Anyone over the age of 18 may apply and there is no cost to attend the program.  The program meets every Tuesday evening between 6:00 pm and 9:00 pm for a total of 9 classes in 8 weeks.  Call or email for more details about the schedule.  The program will offer a variety of instruction to the attendees, including classroom lecture, first hand participation, and role-playing.  The program curriculum highlights include:

  • Traffic Enforcement, RADAR & DUI
  • Crime Scene Investigation & Processing
  • Use of Force
  • Firearms
  • Police Culture
  • Patrol Procedures
  • Ride-Along
  • K9 Demonstration


If you are interested in applying for this program or have any questions, please contact Cpl. Brandon Walker at or 302-366-7100 ext. 3460. 


We will be accepting applications until Friday, March 9, 2018. 

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