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Local Police Agencies to Conduct Citizen’s Police Academy

Local Police Agencies to Conduct Citizen’s Police Academy

The Spring Township, West Reading, and Wyomissing Police Departments will join forces again to conduct their 9th annual Citizen’s Police Academy. The program will begin September 19, 2017 and run for 8 weeks, concluding with graduation on November 7, 2017. The hours will be from 6:00 PM until 9:00 PM.

The Citizens’ Police Academy will enable citizens to have a better understanding of the operations of their police departments and staff. The program is designed for all residents to develop a greater awareness and appreciation of the challenges and decisions faced by the police officers on a daily basis.

The program is open to residents of Spring Township, West Reading Borough, and Wyomissing Borough.

Topics covered will include traffic enforcement, pursuits, forensics, criminal investigations, the court system, K9 units, drugs, gangs, and many others.

Pre-registration is required and there is a limited number of seats for this program. Interested residents can obtain additional information and an application by contacting their local department:

Sgt. Jake Lake

Spring Township Police Department


Officer Nick Karetas

West Reading Police Department


SGT Dave Ravel

Wyomissing Police Department

610-375-6102 (Option #3) / Extension #143)