Medford Police To Host Citizens Academy

MEDFORD, Ore. – The Medford Police Department is providing an opportunity for local citizens to get a behind the scenes look at the job of protecting the public.

The Medford Police Citizens Academy is 33-hour course presented by members of the police department. Topics covered in the class include criminal investigation and prosecution, use of force, drug enforcement and gang issues, and deployment of the SWAT Team.

Anyone 18 or over who is interested in the course can pick up an application at the Medford Police Department. Applications are due by December 21. The course begins on January 2, 2013.