Have you ever wanted to ride along with the police or go to the police firing range? If so, here is your chance! Cleveland Police Chief Michael McGrath announced today that the Division of Police will conduct two Citizen Police Academy classes beginning Tuesday, March 8, 2011, at the Cudell Improvement Center located at 9821 Lorain Avenue and Wednesday March 9, 2011, at the Five Point Community Center located at 813 E. 152nd St. The seven week informational courses, sponsored by the City of Cleveland, meets weekly from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. and are designed to provide participants insight into the nature of police work.
The free courses will be held each Tuesday at the Cudell Improvement Center and each Wednesday at the Five Point Community Center. Class sizes are limited to 30 students per class. Information and registration forms are available at each of the five neighborhood police districts. Applications can be submitted by telephone by calling the Bureau of Community Policing at 216.623.5080 or can be mailed to:
Cleveland Division of Police
Bureau of Community Policing
2001 Payne Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44114
The deadline for registration is Friday, March 4, 2011.