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Jan 27

[ARCHIVED] Burlington County is Hosting the Senior Citizen's Police Academy

The original item was published from January 27, 2016 8:35 AM to January 27, 2016 8:37 AM

Burlington County is Hosting the Senior Citizen’s Police Academy
Burlington County Sheriff Jean Stanfield announced that her department will once again host the Senior Citizen’s Police Academy! The program focuses strongly on safety issues important to seniors.

The FREE Senior Citizen’s Police Academy will be on six consecutive Thursdays beginning February 11th and running through March 17, 2016. The classes will be held from 1 to 3 PM at the Emergency Services Training Center which is located at 53 Academy Drive, Westampton, NJ 08060.

“Senior citizens will gain a wealth of information and knowledge on how they can better protect themselves from violence, accidents and even consumer fraud,” said Sheriff Jean Stanfield. “Participants will have an opportunity to experience some of the county’s many law enforcement and public safety resources firsthand.”

Below is a list of topics that will be covered by officers from the Sheriff’s Department and other county agencies.
• K-9 Demonstration
• S.W.A.T Demonstration
• Central Communications
• CPR Training
• Personal Protection
• Home Security
• Photo I.D. cards
• Fire Safety
• And Much More!

All participants will also be provided with a Senior I.D. Card. Graduation will be held on the last day of the academy, refreshments will be provided. Those interested in attending should call the Sheriff’s Community Services Unit at 609-265-3788.