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Camarillo Police Department?s 26th Citizen Academy
1/21/2012 7:32:00 AM


Nature of Incident:

Camarillo Police Department's 26th Citizen Academy


Camarillo Police Department

3701 E. Las Posas Road, Camarillo, CA 93010


Date & Time:

2/21/2012 @ 1800 hours

Unit Responsible:

Community Resource Unit


On February 21st, 2012, the Camarillo Police Department will begin its 26th Citizen's Academy program. The Citizen Academy is a twelve-week course designed to give citizens an overview of the police department's function and operational procedures.


There will be presentations by a superior court judge, K-9 officer, S.W.A.T. team members, bomb squad, narcotic officers, and many others.  Participants will also have the opportunity to meet Camarillo's station commander and get a comprehensive tour of the police station. There will be field trips to the Pre-Trial Detention Facility, juvenile hall, Sheriff's dispatch, the Sheriff's Training Academy, and heliport. Participants will also go on a ride-along with a patrol deputy.


Anyone interested in attending the Citizen's Academy can get an application at the Camarillo Police Station or online at the City of Camarillo's website, Potential candidates must be at least 18 years of age, live or work in the Camarillo area, have no felony convictions, and have no misdemeanor convictions within one year of applying.


Classes will meet on Tuesday evenings beginning February 21st, 2012, from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM for twelve weeks and will be held in the community room at the Camarillo Police Station.


For additional information contact Camarillo's Crime Prevention Officer, Senior Deputy Sean Britt at 388-5130.


Deputy Preparing Media Release:

Senior Deputy Sean Britt #3572

Media Release Date:


Follow-Up Contact:

Senior Deputy Sean Britt #3572  805- 388-5130

Approved by:

Captain Bruce Macedo


Ventura County Crime Stoppers will pay up to $1,000 reward for information, which leads to the arrest and criminal complaint against the person(s) responsible for this crime.  The caller may remain anonymous.  The call is not recorded.  Call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS (8477).