Want to drive police car with the lights on? Shoot at criminals in a training simulation? Meet a police dog? How about a ride along with a patrol officer or listen in on 911 calls?
You can do all of these things and more at the Littleton Citizens’ Police Academy. It’s free. The spring session starts March 9. The course is 10 weeks of classes, 6:00-9:30—dinner included–plus a graduation event.
The only requirements are that you fill out an application form, be 16 years or older, live or work within the Littleton city limits, or belong to a city-wide service club or organization, and pass the police department’s background check. Fill out that form soon because the course fills up. Find that and more info at littletongov.org/city-services/city-departments/police-department/programs-services/citizen-academy.
Instructors are Littleton police officers and civilian staff members.