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Elmhurst Citizen's Police Academy taking applications

Published: Tuesday, July 15, 2014 9:28 a.m. CDT

ELMHURST – Residents can now apply for the Elmhurst Police Department's 17th session of the Citizen's Police Academy.

The academy is designed to give citizens a working knowledge of law enforcement through a 13-week program. Up to 25 students can attend each session free of charge.

Each block of instruction will provide an in-depth view of how a particular division of the department functions. Students will have the opportunity to experience actual hands-on training.

Instruction is from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. each Wednesday Aug. 27 through Nov. 19. Classes are held in the Elmhurst Police Department's training room at 125 E. First St.

For more information or to sign up for the program, visit

Those interested may also contact Jennifer McKeown at or 630-530-3113.

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