Citizen Police Academy

The Oak Bluffs police department will host its second annual citizen’s police academy this year. The academy gives ordinary citizens the chance to observe the daily operations of the police department. It will include training sessions with officers, discussions and an optional ride in the cruiser, trip to the firearms range ad marine patrol operation.

Applicants must be at least 18 years of age. The academy runs for eight weeks and begins in March.

For information call Sgt. Michael Marchard at 508-693-0750. Applications may be picked up at the police department between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.