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Posted on: August 6, 2019

Citizens invited to participate in Lombard’s 29th Annual Lombard Citizen’s Police Academy

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The Lombard Police Department invites citizens living or working in Lombard to participate in Lombard’s 29th Citizen’s Police Academy, beginning Sept. 10, 2019. The academy provides an understanding of modern police procedures and the challenges offers face.

The program provides a free opportunity for citizens to meet members of the Lombard Police force, while gaining a hands-on experience of police work. Classes will be taught by Lombard officers and will cover topics including traffic stops, firearm training, search and seizure laws, defensive tactics training, police dog protocols and training, as well as other hands-on instruction. The free classes will take place Tuesday nights, 7 – 9:30 p.m., over a ten-week period.

Applications are available online and are also available for pickup at Lombard Village Hall, 255 E. Wilson Ave. Class size is limited and citizens may contact Jennifer Wetzel at (630)873-4462 with any questions. More information is available at