Archive for January, 2014
The Citizen Academy is a series of eight classes sponsored by the Lowell Police Department. It is held to educate citizens about the Lowell Police Department, its organization, operations, and role in the community.
Participants are instructed by department supervisors as to the responsibilities of their various units. Citizens gain an understanding of the challenges facing law enforcement in today’s world. Students are given the opportunity not only to learn but to offer ideas and solutions. The goal of the academy is to develop a unique partnership between citizens and their police department that benefits both.
Who Can Attend?
The Lowell Police Department Citizens Police Academy is offered to all Greater- Lowell citizens 18 yrs or older. Participants MUST have a clean arrest record. Background checks are conducted on all applicants. Candidates must be able to commit to this class schedule. Only one excused absence will be allowed in order to graduate and receive a Certificate of Completion.
When is the next Citizen Academy?
The next class Citizen Academy will begin: Wednesday, March 5th, 2014 Citizen Academy is held for 8 weeks, each Wednesday night, 6pm-9pm. Classes are held at the Lowell Police Training Center, 115 Middlesex St. Lowell
An application can be downloaded HERE
Attached HERE is a draft of the schedule for the yearly February School Vacation KIDS WEEK which is sponsored by the Lowell National Historical Park at various locations throughout the city.
The “Bingo With Your Grandparents” that was scheduled for February 18th has been cancelled due to the weather.