Citizens' Police Academy
The DUPD Citizens' Police Academy is a five week course with a two hour class held bi-weekly. Each classroom topic will give insight on the operations of the Duke University Police Dept. from both uniform patrol and civilian employees.
- Traffic Stops
- Emergency Communications Center
- T-3 & Segway
- Criminal Investigations
- Crime Prevention
- Crime Analysis
- Tour the Durham Detention Center
- Security of Duke Health Systems
- Critical Incident
- Firearms Training and Safety
- Ride – Alongs
Classes will be taught at 402 Oregon St. Some classes will require field locations to complete the designated training. Transportation will be provided by DUPD. Instructors will provide training much like that is given at an academy for police recruits.
Requirements / Eligibility
- Faculty, Staff or Students of Duke University / Duke Health Systems
- Good Health
- Possession of a valid Driver’s License
- At least 18 years of age
- Background investigation
- Willing to commit to attending a two hour class bi-weekly for a three month period
- Open minded and willingness to learn and enjoy at the same time
Classes will begin on Monday, January 14, 2013 and will be completed on Thursday, March 14, 2013 with a morning at the Range and graduation ceremony.
For further information, please contact PO Eric Hester at (919) 681-5609 or by email: