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Citizens Police Academy

The Town of Groton Police instituted their first Citizens Police Academy in 1995 and the program has been enjoyed by many citizens of Groton.

The Citizens Police Academy is a 6-week program that meets once a week during the evenings. The program is designed to enlighten residents within the community as to many of the Police Officers’ duties, responsibilities and training requirements. Officers from within the department present all of the classes, allowing participating citizens an opportunity to become acquainted with a number of officers in a friendly, interactive environment.

Some of the classes may include:

  • Community Policing
  • Youth Division Activities
  • Tour Criminal Investigations
  • MV Enforcement
  • Judicial System
  • Use of Radar
  • Police K-9
  • DWI
  • Defensive Tactics
  • Use of Force
  • Special Operations
  • Domestic Violence
  • Bike Patrol
  • Forensic Science
  • Scuba Team
  • Boat Patrol
  • Shoot/Don’t Shoot Decisions

The Academy is conducted periodically and is limited to the citizens of Groton. Announcements will be posted for dates and application availability.

Photos from the Citizens Police Academy 2016
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Photos from the Citizens Police Academy 2010
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