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Warren citizen police academy to enroll new class

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WARREN, Ohio - A group of Warren residents learning about the daily routines and dangers Warren police face, graduate this week from the Citizen's Police Academy.

More than 300 people have completed this training, since the program's start in 2011.

"A better informed community is definitely safer, we want to show them how they can help," Sgt. Geoffrey Fusco says.

Trainees are offered behind the scenes tours, at locations including the Warren police department and the sheriff's office.

The course contains lessons about the law, how to observe and report trouble in their neighborhood and a ride-along with an officer.

The department's next eight-week session, kicks off February 19 and it's already accepting applications. Classes take place from 6 to 8 p.m. each Wednesday.

Applications can be found at the Warren police department, or you can sign up online.

 

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