Citizen Police Academy

The Fairfield Township Police Department is looking for a few good men and women who have the desire to learn about law enforcement and the Fairfield Township Police Department. This ten-week program provides citizens the opportunity to learn about police department functions. Classroom discussions and hands-on demonstrations will provide attendees with a background of the department as well as familiarization with some of the many aspects of police work. Get a more in-depth look at the duties and responsibilities of a law enforcement officer.

Topics include: The Judicial System; D.A.R.E./G.R.E.A.T; Gang Awareness; Criminal and Crash Investigations; Traffic Enforcement; Police Aviation; Police K-9; Domestic Violence; Drug/Vice Operations; Firearms and Driving Simulators; and Use of Force and Weapons Familiarization.

Academy members also have the opportunity to participate in the ride-along program and to join the Citizen Police Academy Alumni Association. All academies meet in the police department's training room once per week from 6:30pm to 9:30pm, for 10 weeks.

You can complete and print the application here and deliver it during business hours or mail it to Mike Oler, or contact Academy Commander Michael Oler at 513-785-4258.

Note: Applicants must be at least 18 years of age. The police department does not train Citizen Police Academy participants to be a police officer, but to educate and inform citizens.