Register now for Hinsdale Citizens Police Academy

Residents are invited to sign up for the Hinsdale Citizen Police Academy, a free, 11-week program designed to give residents and citizens working in Hinsdale a better understanding of law enforcement and the Hinsdale Police Department.

Each week provides an in-depth view of different topics, including specialties and departments within the Hinsdale Police Department. This course also provides citizens with an understanding of modern police procedures and an inside look at challenges officers face while serving the community.

The course will include classroom instruction, interactive discussions and hands-on practical exercises with a focus on various aspects of police work. Topics include investigations, forensics, traffic stops, training, specialty teams, critical incidents law and more.

Classes will be held at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Sept. 28 to Dec. 14 (no class on Nov. 23) at the Hinsdale Police Department, 121 Symonds Drive. Each class will last two to three hours. Classes are open to residents and citizens who work in Hinsdale who are 18 and older.

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