HINESVILLE, Ga. (WSAV) — Residents in Hinesville are invited to learn more about their local police by participating in a citizen’s police academy.
The Hinesville Police Department’s (HPD) free 10-week program begins on Aug. 25. Those interested can apply online, call Cpl. Bryan Wolfe at 912-368-1305 or email email@example.com. Sessions will be held at the police headquarters every Wednesday night from 6 to 8.
HPD said it will teach citizens the following:
- Georgia Law, Criminal Law and Investigations
- Patrol Operations, Traffic Laws and Accident Investigations
- Response to Resistance
- Narcotic Investigations and much more
HPD said it do hands-on demonstrations along with classroom instruction. Residents will also have a four-hour ride-along with an officer and visit the 9-1-1 Emergency Communications Center.
To graduate, residents must attend at least eight sessions. Each session will follow current CDC safety guidance relating to COVID-19, according to HPD.