The Oswego Police Department is announcing sign up for its next Citizen’s Police Academy that will begin on Wednesday February 13, 2019. Classes will be held on Wednesday nights from 6:30 p.m. until approximately 8:30 p.m. in the Community Room at the Oswego Police Headquarters and will run for 13 weeks. Class size will have a minimum of 12 participants, with a maximum of 20. Eligible applicants must be 18 years of age, and reside in, own property, or operate a business within the Village.
During class students will learn various functions and duties of the police department and its officers. Some of the topics include: Patrol, Investigations, Crime Scene Investigation, DUI Enforcement and Criminal Law. Open dialogue and questions are encouraged in the classroom. Students may also participate in practicals, which allow the class to step into the role of the officer in various situations. Graduates of the class are eligible to join the Citizen’s Police Academy Alumni.
This class is designed to promote better communication between Village citizens and the police department by fostering a better understanding of the needs of law enforcement and the community. An application may be picked up at the Oswego Police Headquarters or completed online at www.osweqopoliceil.orq
The application deadline for the February class will be January 25, 2019 at 12:00 p.m.
Any questions please contact Officer Stephen Bailey at 630-551-7364 or Deputy Chief Brad Delphey at 630-551-7300.