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Civilian Police Academy Program Returns Looking for Applicants

Credits: Edison Police Department

EDISON, NJ – The Edison Police Department will host a Civilian Police Academy starting Feb. 3, 2015, from 7:30-9:30 p.m., and will run for seven Tuesday evenings through March.

The academy, to be held at the Edison Municipal Complex, 100 Municipal Blvd, is open to all Edison residents, 18 or older, who register before Jan. 23, 2015. The class size will be limited to the first 40 residents to register and there is no cost for the program.

“I extremely pleased to bring back our Civilian Police Academy,” Police Chief Thomas Bryan said. “This is a program that has allowed us to reach out to the community and better inform our residents about what the Edison Police Department does every day. It also gives our participants a small taste of what it would be like to be a police officer.”

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Some of the topics to be discussed will be: the Operation’s Bureau functions, Special Operation’s Group, Emergency Response Team, Emergency Management, Domestic Violence, Crime Prevention & Personal Safety, Auxiliary Police, Firearms Safety, Criminal Identification and Detective and Juvenile Aid Bureau functions.

Graduates of the Civilian Police Academy will receive a diploma and will be eligible to participate in a ride-along with an on-duty Edison Police Officer.

For more information or to obtain an application, contact Sgt. Robert Dudash Jr. at 732-248-6442 or at

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