RR Citizen Police Academy
Mayor Pam Bobst, Police Chief Kelly Stillman, and the City of Rocky River Division of Police are pleased to announce the 6th Citizen Police Academy.
The goals of the Academy are to provide a basic understanding of the operation of the RRPD, to provide insight into police work, to provide a clearer understanding of citizens’ role in assisting law enforcement, to help citizens feel comfortable communicating with police and City officials, and to strengthen the partnership between the police and the community.
Topics to be discussed include RRPD Special Services, an overview of the Municipal and Common Pleas courts, crime prevention, internet crimes against children, domestic violence and stalking, firearms, unarmed self-defense, drug abuse, and more.
The Academy will be held at the Rocky River Police Department from 6:30 p.m to 9:30-10:00 p.m. for 16 Tuesdays, starting January 12, 2016 and ending with a graduation ceremony on Thursday, May 5, 2016.
Applicants must be 21 years of age or older, have a high school diploma or GED, be a resident or have worked in the City for at least one year, have no pending criminal charges or civil cases, no felony convictions, and have personal character consistent with community standards.
Applications are available at the Rocky River Police Department, Rocky River City Hall, or via email by request to Lieutenant George Lichman at firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications are due no later than Tuesday, December 15. Space at the Academy is limited. Questions can be directed to Lt. Lichman via email, or telephone at 440-799-8208, or at the Rocky River Police Department.