Forum staff reports, Published September 02 2009
West Fargo Citizens Police Academy begins Sept. 17The West Fargo Police Department Citizens Police Academy will begin Sept. 17.
The program is an opportunity for residents to get hands-on experience about the every-day operations of the police department.
The 12-week program meets Thursday nights, and topics covered include investigations, registered offenders, firearms, K-9, traffic stops, DUIs, drug information, jail tours, SWAT and bomb teams. Participants also do a ride along with the patrol staff.
There is no cost to participate, but registration is required at www.
For more information, call Officer Rhonda Jorgensen at (701) 433-5500.