Citizens Public Safety Academy is a series of educational classes designed to enhance residents’ understanding of various aspects within the police and fire professions, the police department said in a release.
Some of the classes offered during this series are: domestic violence response, criminal investigation procedures, crime prevention, SWAT demonstrations, fire safety and fire prevention.
The Citizens Public Safety Academy will be held at the Chambers at City Center, located at 8534 Main Street in Woodstock, every Thursday from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Feb. 27 through May 8.
Anyone who lives, works, or has an interest in the city may apply for the Citizens Public Safety Academy. Applicants are required to be at least 19 years old and submit to a background investigation prior to acceptance in the program. Once accepted, positions are awarded on a first come, first serve basis.
Applications are available at the Woodstock Police Department, at 12453 Highway 92, in Woodstock, or by visiting www.woodstockga.gov/police/cpa. The deadline for applying is Feb. 25.
For more information on the Citizens Public Safety Academy, please contact Officer Ryan Bleisath at (770) 592-6000, ext.1172, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.