Register for the Academy
The New Albany and Gahanna police departments will be hosting the 2017 Citizen Police Academy for their residents who are interested in learning more about what it is like to be a police officer. Those who sign up for this free ten-week course must be 18 or older and plan to attend at least eight of the ten classes. Class times will occur at 7-9 pm every Wednesday from February 1-April 5. Classes will primarily take place at the New Albany public service building (7800 Bevelhymer Road).
Classes, some of which will occur in a classroom style and others which are field exercises and simulations, include:
* OVI Enforcement
* Laws of Arrest, Search and Seizure
* Firearms Training/Active Shooter Scenarios
* Crime Scene Investigation
* Emergency Dispatching
* Shoot, Don’t Shoot Judgment Scenarios
* Street Drug Identification
Applications are being accepted on a rolling basis. For more information, call the New Albany Police Department at (614-855-1234) or contact Sgt. Pat Millenbaugh, Academy Coordinator at 614-342-4212 or you may email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Participation Permit/Promise to Release
By your acknowledging and signing this form, I hereby certify that the information I have provided is factual. I understand and agree that any falsification, omissions, or misrepresentation in the application may result in sufficient cause for rejection for enrollment or dismissal from the Gahanna Division of Police Citizen Academy. I understand the information contained in this application is considered a public record and may be released to the media or others upon their request. I understand that I may be photographed or videotaped by the news media, or the Gahanna Division of Police during this program, and agree to any use thereof such materials.
In consideration of the benefits that I will receive from my participation in the Gahanna Division of Police Citizen Academy I do hereby release the City of Gahanna, its police officers, public officials, agents, servants and employees from any and all liability, claims, demands, actions which I may hereafter have on account of any and all injuries and damage to me or to my property, or my death, arising out of or related to any happening or occurrence while I am participating in the academy. For the same consideration, I agree to forever hold the City of Gahanna and said persons harmless from any such liability, claims, demands, or causes of action.
The terms hereof shall be in full force and effect during the period of my participation in the Gahanna Division of Public Citizen Academy.