Learn About Police Academy This Week


Residents of the Rim country interested in learning about law enforcement work or getting the training to join the reserves or become a full-time officer should attend a special meeting at the Payson campus of Gila Community College. The meeting is at 7 p.m. Friday, May 9, in the main college conference room.

The Reserve Police Academy is a joint endeavor of the college, Gila County Sheriff's Department and the Payson Police Department, Police Lt. Don Engler said.

It will meet two nights a week and Saturdays and result in full police certification, Engler said.

The training is extensive and for those who successfully complete the program and become a reserve officer, training is ongoing.

For more information call Engler at 474-5242.

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