EVANS — The town of Evans Police Department will be conducting the Citizen Police Academy this year, beginning on Thursday, Sept. 12 and ending Thursday, Nov. 14.
According to police personnel, the academy was designed as a way for the public to learn more about police department operations and the duties of the Evans Police Department.
The academy will meet at 6:30 p.m. every Thursday. The classes will last approximately three hours. Topics to be covered include patrol functions, detective bureau operations, crime scene investigation, accident investigation, domestic violence, court procedures, police and fire dispatch operations, sex offenders and marine unit operations.
Evans Police personnel have asked that applicants be at least 18 years old, never have been arrested, be of good moral character and pass a background investigation.
Those who are interested in attending the academy may pick up an application in person at the town of Evans Police Station, located at 8787 Erie Road in Angola. The class size is limited. Preference will be given to residents and business owners in the town of Evans and village of Angola.
The deadline for submitting applications is Monday, Sept. 2.