RCMP hosting citizen academy

Residents offered the chance to learn the workings of police force.

Residents curious about the inner workings of the Surrey RCMP have the opportunity to apply to take part in the Citizen Police Academy.

The eight-week program – running Sept. 16 to Nov. 4 – will feature presentations and demonstrations on topics including drugs and major crime, forensics, mental health, addictions, traffic investigations, the court system, police-dog services and crime prevention.

The course takes place at the Surrey RCMP’s main detachment (14355 57 Ave.) on Wednesday nights from 7-9:30 p.m.

There are spaces available for 24 participants, who must be at least 18 years of age and a resident or business owner in Surrey, and the deadline to apply is July 31.

To find out more, or to receive an application form, email Surrey.CPA-EPA.Surrey@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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