Citizen's Police Academy
The Citizen’s Police Academy is an eight-week orientation program conducted by the Blair Police Department. Classes are one evening a week beginning in September and typically last 2 ½ to 3 hours.
During the academy, students will participate in a series of classes covering a multitude of law enforcement topics including:
The History of the Blair Police Department
Response to Resistance-Defensive Tactics
Pursuit Driving & Traffic Stops
Department K9 Program
Participants will also be able to ride with a Blair police officer on patrol and attend firearms training conducted by a state certified firearms instructor.
The benefits of the Citizen’s Police Academy are:
Enhanced communication between the police department & community
Educate the community about the department’s mission and role
Familiarize citizen’s with commonly faced problems
Elicit cooperation from community members
For more information about the Academy, contact Lieutenant Aaron Barrow at 402-426-4747