The academy will provide instruction in: department history, hiring process, community policing, tours of the police and fire departments, fire rescue, fire prevention, fire size-up and fire spread, criminal law, search and seizure, arrest procedures, ethics, Community Service Officers, gang and youth related issues, extrication and air bag rescue systems, patrol procedures, traffic enforcement, firearms, pursuits, high-risk vehicle stops, defensive tactics, crime scene investigations, officer survival, crime prevention, drug and alcohol enforcement, dispatch, K-9, fire extinguishers, fire attack, emergency medical services, drones, crime scene processing, CERT, technical rescue, auxiliary volunteers, RADE, CVSA, polygraph, negotiations and SWAT team response.
Approximately 25 citizens will be accepted on a first come, first served basis....
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Academy will meet 6-9:30 p.m. Tuesdays:
*Four optional Saturday classes will be held Sept. 11, Oct. 2, Oct. 16, and Nov. 6, covering personal safety (this is hands-on training), fire rescue/attack, firearms and emergency vehicle operations (yes, you get to shoot our guns and drive our police cars and fire trucks).
Classes will be held at the Grants Pass Public Safety Center, Hillcrest Public Safety Station, or Parkway Public Safety Center. Dinner and beverages will be provided at each class. Questions: Contact Sgt. Ken Frownfelter, (541)450-6245, or Kelly Busch, (451)450-6200.
Application Deadline is 5 p.m. Aug. 6, 2021
Because only a limited number of people will be allowed to participate in the Academy, by signing this application you are agreeing to attend at least nine of the 12 scheduled Academy sessions, to arrive promptly, and to complete and return evaluation forms provided for each session. Because of the nature of the program and the responsibilities of the Department, by submitting this application you are hereby authorizing the Grants Pass Department of Public Safety to conduct a background check which will include a check for criminal history and police reports. All information gathered in this background check will be used by the department in determining eligibility for the Academy.
Applications must be received no later than Aug. 6, 2021.
Applicants will be notified of their acceptance into the Academy as their applications are processed.
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