Class Schedule

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Citizens Academy Spring Schedule Summary

All Classes start at 6:30 p.m. and end at approx. 9:30 p.m. unless stated otherwise (Dates are firm, class topics may be shuffled due to necessity)

Academy students may miss 1 class (besides optional range day) and still graduate. Please advise Academy Commander if you will miss a class or will be late.

Week 1 - Tuesday, April 12, 2016
  History of SPD, Hiring Process, Basic Police Academy, In-service training
  Police Department and Jail Tour

Week 2 - Tuesday, April 19, 2016 ***Special Time***(5:30 p.m.-9:30p.m.)
 K-9 Demonstration

 O.V.I. Investigations/ Field Sobriety Testing

Week 3 - Tuesday, April 26, 2016
 Traffic Stops

Week 4 - Tuesday, May 3, 2016 ***Special Time***(11:30 AM - 3 p.m.)
  Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner's Office (Don't be late!)

Optional Range Training - Saturday, May 7, 2016 ***Special Time***(10 AM)
 Solon Range - Basic weapons safety and optional shoot with a police instructor

Week 5 - Tuesday, May 10, 2016
 Child Abduction Response Team (CART)
 Use of Force

Week 6 - Tuesday, May 17, 2016
 Domestic Violence/ Victim Advocacy

 Responding to Crimes
Week 7 - Tuesday, May 24, 2016
 Dispatcher Duties
 Cuyahoga County Prosecutor's Office
Week 8 - Tuesday, May 31, 2016
 Detective Bureau/ Investigations
 Active Shooter Awareness for Citizens

Week 9 - Tuesday, June 7, 2016 ***Special Time***(5:30 p.m. - 9:00 a.m.)
 Graduation Night at Solon Community Center
 Animal Warden/ Nuisance Complaints and Wildlife Issues
 Closing Statements
 Scheduling of Ride-a-Long's (on a future date)


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