Everything you ever wanted to know about what the police do can be learned if you get into the Citizen Police Academy.

News 100 blueBy Staff

November 19th, 2015


Anyone interested in learning more about the Forensic Identification Unit, the Tactical and Rescue Unit, or the Collision Reconstruction Unit of the Halton Regional Police Service might want to follow up on a really interesting opportunity.

Are you curious to know what it’s really like to be a police officer? Want to know about fraud and identity theft prevention?

The Halton Regional Police Service still has spots available for the upcoming session of the Citizen Police Academy. This informative and innovative program runs from 7-10 pm every Tuesday night for twelve weeks, between January 26th and April 12th 2016.

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How do the police choose dogs for the canine unit and how does the police officer handle the actual training – and where does the dog go at night?

Each week participants are given presentations on various aspects of the Police Service. Just a few of the areas of the Police Service that are covered include Recruiting, Hostage Negotiations, Major Crime Investigations, Police Training Unit, Polygraph, Morality/Drugs, and the Communications Bureau.

This voluntary program is designed for anyone who wants to improve their knowledge of their local Police Service, and policing in Canada in general.

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How do the police get video from crime scenes and how do they analyze the information?

Preference is given to persons who reside in, work in, or own a business in the Region of Halton.

For more information go online:

A current email address is mandatory for communication purposes and correspondence.

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