The Citizens Police Academy is part of the Department’s mission to build stronger connections between Cheltenham Township Residents and the Township Police.
This is a great opportunity to get a first-hand look at the Police Department policies, procedures, training and equipment during (8) two-hour evening classes. The 9th week will culminate in a graduation ceremony. Coordinated by the Community Policing Unit, the academy offers instruction from more than a dozen Officers in topics like crime scene investigation, car stops, narcotics investigations, K-9 unit, ethics, SWAT, terrorism awareness and prevention, and more. Local District Justices even staged mock criminal and civil trials to depict the last link in the law enforcement chain.Academy objectives include: