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Posted on: February 1, 2024

Now Accepting Applications for Spring 2024

Citizen's Police Academy Spring 2024 Flyer

The Peters Township Police Department will be hosting a Citizen’s Police Academy at the Police Department, 200 Municipal Drive, McMurray, PA 15317.  The program will expand the citizen’s knowledge and understanding of the law and explore police procedures.  Participants will be taught the basics of criminal law with emphasis on the crimes code and vehicle code.  The program will also include patrol tactics, the processing of crime scenes, interview and interrogation, and many other subjects.  

The Citizen’s Police Academy is scheduled to begin March 12, 2024, and end May 7, 2024.  The program will be held each Tuesday evening from 6:30 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. for 9 weeks.  Class size is limited to 25 participants to allow greater interaction between students and instructors. 

Citizens are selected from interested applicants.  All interested persons must be 18 years of age or older, complete an application, sign a release and waiver from liability, and give permission for the Peters Township Police Department to conduct a background check.  

Applications will be available at the Peters Township Police Department or on the Township and Police Department websites.  Applications must be returned no later than March 1, 2024.  They can be sent by email to Sergeant Gary Orosz at, faxed to 724-942-5004, or returned by U.S. mail or hand delivered to the Peters Township Police Department, 200 Municipal Drive, McMurray, PA 15317. 

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