The Powder Springs Police Department will host a Citizen Police Academy starting March 5.
Classes will meet for two hours each Tuesday and cover topics like domestic violence, firearm safety, ride-a-long with an officer, radar/laser, K-9, criminal investigations and a tour of the Cobb County Jail and the Cobb 911 Center.
Applicants must be at least 18 years of age, sign a waiver, and pass a criminal history background check. There is no cost to attend the academy.
Those interested in the program can print an application by going to the City of Powder Springs’ web page (www.cityofpowdersprings.org) and clicking on the link to the police department.
For more information or to obtain an application by mail, call 770-943-1616.