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Park Police/Community Volunteer Academy

PPCommunityVolAcademyThe Park Police Community Volunteer Academy is offered to the community to inform participants about the functions of the Park Police and the law. The academy training is offered annually, one night a week for eight (8) weeks. Students receive instruction from experienced Park Police officers, Park Police Volunteer Association members, prosecutors, and others who work in law enforcement or public safety. Topics of discussion include crime scene management, the role of the prosecutor, current drug trends, gang awareness, traffic and criminal law. Those who fully complete the training receive a certificate of completion. Academy participants can also obtain first aid and CPR certifications.