via the RPD – Join us for our Annual Citizen Police Academy starting in September! Meet a variety of your local officers as well get a tour of the station, see the inside and outside of police cruisers, learn about investigations, firearms, less lethal options, dispatch procedures, traffic & safety and current scams and how to avoid them via classroom teaching and demonstrations. Participants will also get to meet the Reading Police Department’s comfort dogs Cooper and Rusty as well as our K-9 Tango. This is an amazing program with rave reviews, space is limited, sign up today!
Fall 2023: Classes start Tuesday, September 12th, and run through November 7th.
The class is from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm and will be held at the Reading Police Department.
To register for the academy, download an application found here: https://www.readingma.gov/181/Citizens-Police-Academy. Applications should be returned in-person or via email to Community Service Officer Kristen O’Shaughnessy, who can be reached via email at: [email protected]
Participants must be 16 years old with parental consent or 18 years old to register. Limited space is available. Reading residents will receive priority over non residents.
Those looking for more information are asked to contact Community Service Officer Kristen O’Shaughnessy at (781) 942-6761.