Registration is now open for the Champlin Police Department Police Citizen’s Academy. Meetings are held on Thursdays, March 8th thru April 26th from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. This is a free eight week course designed to strengthen relations between the police and community. This course allows participants firsthand experience about what it is like to be a police officer.
For the past 20 years, Officer Jeff Brown has organized the Citizen’s Academy and will take participants through many different aspects of law enforcement, such as Criminal Investigations, DWI Enforcement, Drug Task Force, Firearm Training Simulator (FATS), Traffic Enforcement and Radar Use, Hennepin County Medical Examiner, K-9 Demonstration, Tour of The Hennepin County Dispatch Center in Plymouth, Use of Force and the laws that govern them, Police weaponry and squads, Anoka Champlin Fire Department, Taser X26 demonstration, and a tour of the Champlin Police Department and Fire Department. Additionally, participants will be instructed in the use of AED (Automatic Electronic Defibrillator) and lessons in CPR.
If you are interested in signing up for this popular course, contact Officer Jeff Brown at JeffBrown@ci.champlin.mn.us or 763-421-2971