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Division of Alcohol and Tobacco Enforcement to Host Citizens Police Academy

Alcohol Tobacco Enforcement | Date Posted: Monday, December 14, 2015



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The Division of Alcohol and Tobacco Enforcement is currently accepting applications for the 2016 Citizen’s Police Academy. The 8-week program will begin on Wednesday, January 20, 2016 and will meet every Wednesday from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Division of Alcohol and Tobacco Enforcement located at 34 Starlifter Avenue, Dover, DE. The Citizens Police Academy will conclude with a graduation ceremony and reception on Wednesday, March 9, 2016.

Completed applications and a copy of a valid state identification and/or driver’s license must be received at the Division of Alcohol and Tobacco Enforcement no later than Monday, January 4, 2016 at 4:30 P.M.

Applications can be downloaded from the web by visiting http://www.date.delaware.gov, or requested by contacting Cindi Wood, Community Outreach Coordinator, at (302) 741-2715 or email cindi.wood@delaware.gov.

The Citizen’s Police Academy provides a direct overview of both law enforcement and community-related functions of the Division of Alcohol and Tobacco Enforcement. Topics of instruction include but are not limited to:

• Tobacco Enforcement & Diversion
• Fake ID’s
• Cooperating Underage Witness Program
• Responsible Server Training
• Special Tactics and Response Team
• Division of Gaming Enforcement
• Cooperating Underage Witness Program
• Delaware Violent Crime Reduction Task Force
• Fatal Vision Impairment Demonstration
• Community Partnerships

All instructors for the academy are highly-trained and experienced police officers or professionals in their respective fields. In addition to in-depth presentations and demonstrations over the 8-week period, class members will be given the opportunity to attend a firearms demonstration at the Delaware State Police Firing Range. Members will receive instruction on proper weapon handling, weapons safety, and be allowed to fire department issued weapons.

Applicants must be a Delaware resident and 18 years of age or older. A criminal history background check will be performed on all applicants. The Division of Alcohol and Tobacco Enforcement reserves the right to deny or remove applicants for past or current activities that may be detrimental to the program and its attendees.

There is no fee for the program; however, the Division requests that applicants be committed to the full eight-week program. Applicants will attend classes on the following dates: January 20, January 27, February 3, February 10, February 17, February 24, March 2 and March 9.

The class size is limited to 20 students. Due to the high demand for this course, applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. Accepted recruits will be contacted during the week of January 11, 2016.

Any questions should be directed to the Division of Alcohol and Tobacco Enforcement at (302) 741-2721.

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Division of Alcohol and Tobacco Enforcement to Host Citizens Police Academy

Alcohol Tobacco Enforcement | Date Posted: Monday, December 14, 2015



CPA Logo

The Division of Alcohol and Tobacco Enforcement is currently accepting applications for the 2016 Citizen’s Police Academy. The 8-week program will begin on Wednesday, January 20, 2016 and will meet every Wednesday from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Division of Alcohol and Tobacco Enforcement located at 34 Starlifter Avenue, Dover, DE. The Citizens Police Academy will conclude with a graduation ceremony and reception on Wednesday, March 9, 2016.

Completed applications and a copy of a valid state identification and/or driver’s license must be received at the Division of Alcohol and Tobacco Enforcement no later than Monday, January 4, 2016 at 4:30 P.M.

Applications can be downloaded from the web by visiting http://www.date.delaware.gov, or requested by contacting Cindi Wood, Community Outreach Coordinator, at (302) 741-2715 or email cindi.wood@delaware.gov.

The Citizen’s Police Academy provides a direct overview of both law enforcement and community-related functions of the Division of Alcohol and Tobacco Enforcement. Topics of instruction include but are not limited to:

• Tobacco Enforcement & Diversion
• Fake ID’s
• Cooperating Underage Witness Program
• Responsible Server Training
• Special Tactics and Response Team
• Division of Gaming Enforcement
• Cooperating Underage Witness Program
• Delaware Violent Crime Reduction Task Force
• Fatal Vision Impairment Demonstration
• Community Partnerships

All instructors for the academy are highly-trained and experienced police officers or professionals in their respective fields. In addition to in-depth presentations and demonstrations over the 8-week period, class members will be given the opportunity to attend a firearms demonstration at the Delaware State Police Firing Range. Members will receive instruction on proper weapon handling, weapons safety, and be allowed to fire department issued weapons.

Applicants must be a Delaware resident and 18 years of age or older. A criminal history background check will be performed on all applicants. The Division of Alcohol and Tobacco Enforcement reserves the right to deny or remove applicants for past or current activities that may be detrimental to the program and its attendees.

There is no fee for the program; however, the Division requests that applicants be committed to the full eight-week program. Applicants will attend classes on the following dates: January 20, January 27, February 3, February 10, February 17, February 24, March 2 and March 9.

The class size is limited to 20 students. Due to the high demand for this course, applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. Accepted recruits will be contacted during the week of January 11, 2016.

Any questions should be directed to the Division of Alcohol and Tobacco Enforcement at (302) 741-2721.

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