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Village of Glen Ellyn

535 Duane Street, Glen Ellyn, IL, 60137, US


Form Section 1

Glen Ellyn Police Department

Citizen's Police Academy

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be a police officer? The Glen Ellyn Police Department will be holding a Citizen Police Academy beginning October 16, 2018. Each week, participants will meet and discover what daily life is like for law enforcement officers. The Academy is meant to give participants a better understanding of how the Police Department operates. Some of the areas covered in the academy include:

  • Criminal and narcotics investigations
  • Traffic stops
  • The canine unit
  • SWAT team
  • Crime scene processing
  • And many others

Meetings will include both classroom instruction and outside demonstrations. Participants will be given the opportunity for hands-on involvement.

The class will meet at 6 p.m. on Tuesdays for six weeks. Each session will be approximately two hours. Classes will be held at multiple locations in DuPage County, including the Homeland Security Building at College of DuPage, dispatch center, and the Glen Ellyn Police Department at 65 S Park Blvd. Participants must have transportation to these locations. **Participants must have transportation to these locations.**

All applicants must be at least 21 years old, reside and/or work in the Village of Glen Ellyn. All applicants are subject to a background check and participation may be limited. The Glen Ellyn Police Department reserves the right to deny entry to the Citizens Police Academy based on findings from the background check. Please complete the application and submit it by October 10, 2018.

Once your application is submitted you will be contacted via email by October 12, 2018 if you were enrolled in the class. Class size will be limited.

Once enrolled, you will be given an outline of the weekly schedule. This will include topics of the day, location, and directions

Name (as it appears on your driver's license)
Date of Birth (must be 21 or over)
Home Address

Employment Information

Employment Address

Emergency Contact Information

Emergency Contact Information
Form Section 2

Waiver and Signature

In consideration of the benefits that I will receive from my participation in the Glen Ellyn Police Department Citizen Police Academy sponsored by the Glen Ellyn Police Department, I do hereby release the Village of Glen Ellyn, its police officers, public officials, agents and employees from any and all liability, claims demands, actions and causes of action which I may hereafter have on account of any and all injuries and damage to me or to my property, or my death, arising out of or to any happening or occurrence while I am participating in the academy, and do voluntarily agree to a background check to confirm my suitability for participation. For the same consideration, I agree to forever hold the Village and said persons harmless from any such liability, claims, demands, actions or causes of action.

The terms thereof shall be in full force and effect during the period of my participation in the Glen Ellyn Police Department Citizen Police Academy.

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