Thursday, January 8, 2015

Citizen Police Academy Announced for Spring 2015

Riverside Police Department
 Citizen Police Academy

 Announcement and Registration

Chief William Eliason is proud to announce the Riverside Police Department’s Spring 2015 Citizen Police Academy.  This free ten week course is being offered to those over 18 years of age who want to learn more about the Riverside Police Department and what a police officer does on a daily basis.  Classes will be held on Wednesday evenings from 6:30 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.  beginning on March 18, 2015.

Topics covered during the academy include:

Ø  Powers of Arrest and Use of Force
Ø  Narcotics Enforcement/Addiction
Ø  Cyber Crime/Internet Safety
Ø  DWI Enforcement/Accident Investigation
Ø  Gang Awareness
Ø  Domestic Violence
Ø  Detective Services/Criminal Investigations
Ø  Crime Prevention/Home Security
Ø  Patrol Function
Ø  Criminal and Motor Vehicle Law

Graduates of the ten week program will be eligible for a “Ride Along” with an officer during their shift.  Applications are available online at the top right of this page or at the Riverside Police Station, located at 1 West Scott St. Riverside, NJ.

For further information, contact Captain H. David Jaensch at or 856-461-8820 ext. 111.

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