|Citizens' Police Academy|
The Newport Police Department is pleased to announce it will be hosting its 5th Citizens’ Police Academy scheduled to begin on April 19, 2016 and conclude on June 21, 2016. The Citizens’ Police Academy provides an exciting opportunity for community members to learn more about the roles and responsibilities of the local law enforcement. Students will learn directly from our police personnel on such topics as Patrol Procedures, Criminal Investigations, Officer Safety & Defensive Tactics, Use of Deadly Force with a Firearms Training segment, Internal Affairs Investigations, and more. It is designed to give the participants an overview of the various aspects of the Newport Police Department's function and operational procedures.
The Academy is ten consecutive weeks, meeting every Tuesday evening from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Applicants must be 16 years of age or older to attend the Citizens’ Academy. A background check will be done to confirm eligibility. Class size is limited to 25 participants. Acceptance is based upon qualifications and background. There is no cost to participate in the Citizens’ Academy. Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis until the class is filled.
Interested applicants are encouraged to contact the Newport Police Department at 541-574-3348 to learn more. Applications may be picked up at Newport Police Department inside City Hall or download the application here: Citizens_Academy_Application_Form_2016
What is the Citizens' Police Academy?
The Newport Police Department hosts its Citizens' Police Academy biennial for those who would like to learn about and experience the inner workings of the Newport Police Department.
Topics to be explored include the following:
4/19/2016 - Chief Miranda/ Lt. Malloy/ Sgt. Garbarino/ Vol. Hank Bryson & Jo Byriel
Week 1 - Introductions, Recruiting, Testing, Hiring & Training, Volunteers Program, Photo for name badges
4/26/2016 - Det. France/ Sgt. Sarazin
Week 2 - Overview of the Criminal Justice System; Laws Of Arrest
5/3/2016 - Sgt. Gainer/ CSO Jim Folmar/ Records Clerk Pam Briggs
Week 3 - Patrol Operations; Community Service Officer; Records Division
5/10/2016 - Sgt. Haynes/ Det. Cummings
Week 4 - Search & Seizure; Domestic Violence
5/17/2016 - Sgt. Haynes/ LCSO
Week 5 - Narcotics Investigations/K-9 Demonstration
5/24/2016 - Ofc. Purdom/ Lt. Malloy
Week 6 - Traffic Enforcement
5/31/2016 - Det. France/ Det. Cummings
Week 7 - Detective Division; Crime Scene Investigation
6/7/2016 - Sgt. Gainer, Ofc. Mitchell
Week 8 - Firearms Safety
6/11/2016 - Sgt. Gainer, Sgt. Haynes, Ofc. Mitchell
Saturday- Shooting demonstration/participation shoot
6/14/2016 - Ofc. Garrett
Week 9 - Use of Force; Prisoner Control; Suspect Interrogation
6/21/2016 - Chief Miranda/Lt. Malloy/Sgt. Garbarino/Special Projects Kit O'Carra
Week 10 - Community Policing; Social Media in Law Enforcement; Graduation (Council Chambers)
Newport Police Department - (541)-574-3348
Tipline - (541)-574-5455