Citizens Police Academy Graduation

On December 5, 2018, the Harrisburg Police hosted the Citizens Police Academy graduation ceremony for 16 individuals that completed the program.  These individuals learned about the following topics:

History of Policing                                         How to make a Police Officer 

Dauphin County Corner Office                      Dauphin County Prison

Dauphin County Sheriff                                 The Legal System (Magisterial Judge, District Attorney Office, Public Defender Offender's Office)

Use of Force Simulator                                  Traffic Enforcement / DUI

Traffic Accident Investigation                         Media Relations

Tour of Dauphin County Communications     Community Policing

Criminal Investigation Division                       Uniform Patrol Division

Drug Investigation                                          Duty Gear and Uniform

Use of Force Continuum                                Police Forensics

Bomb/Narcotics K-9 Demonstration              Probation

Dauphin County Crisis Response Team

The Harrisburg Police will host another Citizens Police Academy in 2019.  Information will be posted on Crime Watch.