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Citizens Police Academy seeks new applicants
Citizens Police Academy seeks new applicants

News Release: Applications are being accepted until Friday, August 19th for the fall Citizens Police Academy of the Holland Police Department.

Applicants must be 17 years or older, reside in Holland, a neighboring township, or Ottawa County, or work in Holland.  Police will perform a brief local background check.

Now in its fourteenth year, the academy is offered once a year and students will meet for 10 weeks from 6-9pm on Mondays, beginning September 12th.

Participants will learn about various divisions of the department, including drug enforcement, gang activity, domestic violence, K-9, drunk driving, probation and the court system, and tour the Ottawa County Central Dispatch and the county jail.

Applications are available in the lobby of the Holland Police Department, 89 W Eight St., or by calling Officer John Weatherwax 355-1176.  For additional information on the Citizens Police Academy, see the web site at http://www.hollandpd.com/.