The Marietta Police Department announced that the upcoming session of its annual Citizens Police Academy will start on July 29. The program provides an opportunity for the citizens of Marietta to have the chance to experience what it is like to be a police officer.
During the program, participants will get an inside look at various units within the police department and learn crime analysis, narcotics, special weapons and tactics, crime interdiction unit, investigative services, traffic enforcement, community response unit and crime scene processing.
There is no charge for the 10 week program. Classes will be every Tuesday evening from 6 to 9 p.m.
The Academy is open to residents of Marietta or Marietta business or property owners pending a background check. Applications are available at the front desk of the Marietta Police Department, 240 Lemon St.
Anyone interested in participating in the Marietta Police Department’s Citizens’ Police Academy Program can contact the Community Response Unit’s Sgt. Foster at (770) 794-5358 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.