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Posted on: June 28, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Citizen Police Academy Applications Now Available

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The Niles Police Department 2019 Citizen Police Academy is now accepting applications. The Citizens Police Academy is a ten week program, which will start on September 10th, 2019 at 6:30 pm at the Niles Police Department. If you would like to have an insider’s view of the police department, then this is your opportunity.

During the ten-week program participants will learn about the Niles Police Department and how it functions. The Academy is a hands-on program covering topics that include Firearms, Crime Scene Investigations, Patrol Functions, History of Policing, Organizational Structure, Patrol Procedures, Law, Community Programs, Criminal Investigations, Vehicle Stops, Use of Force, Officer Ride-A-long (voluntary), Traffic Enforcement and Volunteer Programs.

An application can be obtained by going the Niles Police Department website at You can submit the application online, via email or print it out and submit it via U.S. Mail. 

We have a maximum class size of 25 people, so apply as early as possible. All applications must be submitted by September 1, 2019. As a reminder the first class starts on Tuesday night, September 10th at 6:30 p.m. and will last until approximately 9:30 p.m.

If you would like more information please contact Commander Robert Tornabene at 847-588-6505 or at

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