Applications are now being accepted for the 16th annual Citizen Police Academy.
Citizen Police Academy involves a 12-hour block of instruction designed to give participants an overview of law enforcement services in Monmouth County and features presentations by municipal, county, state and federal law enforcement agencies.
The course consists of six sessions on consecutive Tuesday evenings, 7 to 9 p.m., at the Monmouth County Police Academy in Freehold. The course also is the prerequisite for becoming a member of the VISCOMP Volunteer Program.
Class begins Oct. 16 with graduation on Nov. 27. Applications are available to Monmouth County residents age 18 or older who have no criminal record.
The deadline for applying is Sept. 30. Enrollment is limited. There is no fee for the course.
For additional information or an application, contact Undersheriff Ted Freeman at 732-577-5748, or visit www.monmouthsheriff.org.