The Horsham Police Department and the Hatboro Police Department, in a continuing effort to foster a better police-community partnership would like to invite residents of Horsham Township, Borough of Hatboro, and residents of surrounding communities, 18 years of age or older, to attend the 17th Citizen's Police Academy. The Horsham and Hatboro Police Department Citizens Police Academy will be a free 10-week course that will take place on Wednesday evenings from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM. The first class is scheduled for February 20, 2013 with graduation planned for April 24, 2013.
The course will include an overview of the police department and the administration. Topics will include accident investigations, the Pennsylvania Crimes Code and Vehicle Code, Police K-9, Fire Arms, Use of Force, Drug Awareness, Crime Scene processing and other interesting and timely topics. Police Officers from Horsham and Hatboro as well as other agencies will instruct the classes. At the completion of the course there will be a graduation ceremony and participants will be awarded a certificate by the Police Commanders of the Horsham and Hatboro Police Departments. The graduates will become members of the Horsham and Hatboro Citizen’s Police Academy Alumni.
There is no charge to participate! If you feel you would like to be part of this cooperative effort between the police and the community, please complete an application available at either the Horsham Township Police Station at 1025 Horsham Road, Horsham, PA 19044 or at the Hatboro Police Station at 120 E. Montgomery Avenue, Hatboro, PA 19040.
Download a Citizens Police Academy Application Here.
Any questions can be directed to Horsham Police Lieutenant Jon Clark at (215) 643-8284 or Hatboro Police Sergeant Pete Van Dolsen at (215) 675-28320.
Through your participation in the "Citizens Police Academy" program you are promoting community involvement, which in itself is the most powerful force any law enforcement agency has in the fight against crime. This is an excellent opportunity to meet and interact with the members of the Horsham and Hatboro Police Departments about issues that concern you.