The academy is designed to familiarize those who live, work or attend school in the City of Auburn Hills with the Police Department. This will be accomplished through weekly instruction in the what, where, why, and how of police operatins.
There is no test or homework. However, each student is required to complete at least a four hour Ride-A-Long Program with an officer sometime during the academy.
Students will receive instruction in several of the listed areas of law enforcement:
- Patrol Stress Driving Course
- Alcohol Awareness
- Evidence Collection
- Crime Scene Investigations
- Technical Support
- Patrol Techniques
- Crash Investigations
- Drug Investigations
- Identity Theft
- Several other area of police work
The course is held for 11 weeks and will meet from September - November, once a week on Thursday from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
The class size is limited to 20 people.