Residents invited to join Fall citizen’s academy
Local authorities are inviting all residents interested in joining the 2018 Fall Emergency Citizen’s Academy. Below is a letter released by Officer Pat Stanislawski of the Stevens Point Police Department.
We would like to cordially invite you to apply to the 2018 Fall Emergency Services Citizen’s Academy. The Portage County Sheriff’s Office, Stevens Point Police Department, Plover Police Department, and Stevens Point Fire Department are hosting an academy to help provide our citizen’s the opportunity to experience what our law enforcement officers and firefighters do every day.
The academy will consist of a basic law enforcement and fire/rescue overview with tours and explanations of our services. The participants will also have the opportunity to participate in firearms familiarization, EVOC (Emergency Vehicle Operations Course), arrest tactics, among other police and fire related training.
We invite you to contact Officer Stanislawski, Police Officer with the Stevens Point Police Department, via email if you are interested in attending this academy. The course will run every Thursday from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm with an occasional Saturday training. The academy begins September 6, 2018 and will conclude with a graduation on November 8, 2018.
We will be limiting our class to 20 persons. All applicants are subject to a background and criminal history check to ensure the integrity of our program. Please contact Officer Stanislawski by August 1, 2018 and an application packet will be mailed to you.