FAIR LAWN, N.J. -- Fair Lawn police are accepting applications for their 2017 Citizen Police Academy.
Free and open to borough residents 18 and older, the academy will be held Thursday nights beginning Feb. 16.
It will include classes about gang awareness, firearm awareness and safety, self-defense, fraud awareness and investigations, juvenile concerns, drug awareness and investigations, traffic safety, RADAR familiarization, motor vehicle stops, search and seizure, domestic violence and crime prevention, Sgt. Brian Metzler said.
The academy class will also become familiarized with the different emergency services in Fair Lawn and will be visiting the Bergen County Jail and the Bureau of Criminal Investigation, both overseen by the county sheriff, he said.
Class size is limited to 30 students and background investigations will be conducted before an applicant is accepted, Metzler said.
Applications can be picked up at Fair Lawn Police Headquarters, 8-01 Fair Lawn Avenue.
INFO: Officer Gerard Graziano, Community Policing Division: (201) 794-5365