Applications are currently being taken for the Citizen's Police Academy. This is a consolidated effort conducted by the police agencies throughout Campbell County.
Classes will be held one evening a week for approximately 2.5 hours. Classes begin September 20th and will last for 12 weeks. Applications may be obtained and submitted through Highland Heights Police Department. You can call the clerk at 859-441-8956 Monday thru Friday from 8am - 4pm and she can e-mail you a copy or stop in the police department or city building.
The Academy will be a 12 week course that citizens can attend for learning about their local police departments and the criminal justice system. The meetings will be held at various participating police departments and will cover topics in areas of patrol functions, S.W.A.T., firearms, crime scene investigations, K-9 patrol, accident reconstruction, criminal investigations, the court system, dispatch center and detention center.
There will also be guest speakers from the Campbell County Attorney's Office, Commonwealth Attorney's Office, Coroner's Office, Detention Center and the Consolidated Dispatch Center. All Campbell County residents are invited to submit an application through their local police department to be considered for the Citizens Academy.