Port Huron Police Academy Citizens’ Police Academy to Start September 16

Port Huron, MI — The Citizens’ Police Academy, sponsored by the Port Huron Police Department, has rescheduled the start date for the 2020 session, and there is still room for more applicants.

The Department has announced that they are accepting applications until September 2nd. The postponed session, originally scheduled to begin in April, now starts on September 16th.

Classes will be held on Wednesday nights from 6-9 p.m. at the Municipal Office Center in Downtown Port Huron, until September 28. There is no cost to participate in the Academy. Applicants must be at least 18 years old. Both new applicants and those who already applied for the Academy will be contacted by the Police Department.

Those attending the Citizens’ Police Academy will learn about a variety of topics, including criminal law, arrests, the major crimes unit, investigations and many others. Applications can be picked up at the police department or at porthuronpolice.org.

Social distancing, masks, and temperature checks will be required for those participating in the Citizens’ Police Academy.

Reporting for WGRT – Jennie McClelland