STEELE CREEK NEWS
Workshops at Training Academy in Steele Creek
2010) The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department (CMPD) is offering
Community Education workshops for Mecklenburg County residents 18
years and older. Most of the workshops will be held at the CMPD
Training Academy (1770 Shopton Road, at the corner of Beam Road) in
The workshops provide county residents with an opportunity to learn
more about the CMPD and its services to the community. Citizens are
invited to participate in as many of the Community Education
Workshops as they desire based on their interest and availability.
During the workshops citizens will have the opportunity to get a
behind-the-scenes look at the services of the CMPD from a diverse
group of police department personnel. Topics will range from the
history of the CMPD to Criminal Investigations.
To attend, you have to sign up at least one week in advance here:
CMPD Citizens Academy and Community Education.
The fall 2010 Community Education workshops listed below will be
held at the CMPD Training Academy, except as noted.
Selection and Training - 9/21/10
Constitutional Law, Laws of Arrest, Search and Seizure - 9/28/10
Internal Affairs and Use of Force - 10/12/10
Community Policing and Patrol Divisions - 10/5/10
Traffic Enforcement - 10/19/10
Crime Prevention and Neighborhood and Business Services - 10/28/10
Crime Scene Search - 11/11/10 (CMPD Headquarters, 601 East Trade
Criminal Investigations - 11/16/10
Research Planning and Technology - 11/30/10
Animal Care and Control - 12/16/10 (Animal Care and Control, 8315
Education workshops are part of a larger program called Citizens
Academy. Citizens Academy participants are expected to attend all
Community Education workshops, plus some additional practical
workshops that are open only to those who have applied for and been
accepted to the Citizens Academy.
The Citizens Academy will be offered twice a year, in fall and
spring. In order to graduate from the Citizenís Academy a
participant must attend the required workshops within a two-year
time limit. The fall 2010 Citizens Academy has already begun.
The workshops provide citizens with the opportunity to have a
greater understanding of the department's mission and service to the
For more information,
contact Maria Williams at 704-432-1655 or
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