Help protect and serve the community.
The Bristol Police Department will be hosting a Citizen’s Police Academy starting Oct. 2. The Citizens Police Academy is a 10-week course that will be held on Tuesday evenings from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Bristol Police Department training room, 395 Metacom Ave. There is no cost to attend and the course is open to all Bristol residents 18 years of age or older.
The goal of the academy is to provide citizens of Bristol a better understanding of the mission and operations of the department, according to a police department release. Topics include department structure, patrol procedures, dispatch operations, narcotics, search warrants, crime scene investigation, use of force, domestic violence, traffic enforcement, D.U.I. investigation, duties of the school resource officer, juvenile crime and the court system.
Applications are available at the or at www.bristolri.us/police. All completed applications must be submitted to Bristol Police Headquarters by Friday, Sept. 28. For more information, contact Lt. Brian C. Burke (days) or Lt. Scott McNally (evenings) at 401-253-6900.