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The Auburn Police Department will be holding a Citizen Police Academy beginning in early March.  Most of this program will be held at the Auburn Police Station one night a week for 3-4 hours with the possibility of offsite activities in the area.

The objective of this program is to allow the citizens of Auburn to learn about and experience the workings of their police department. The Academy class is tentatively scheduled for Wednesday evenings starting the first week of March 2015. It is scheduled to run from 6:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M.

This program will cover a variety of topics to include patrol work, investigations, legal issues, narcotics information, crime prevention, use of force, community services, etc. Each student will have the opportunity to participate in a ride-along with an officer on patrol. Rules, regulations, and dress code will be addressed at the first meeting. We understand that circumstances may require an absence however missing two classes may result in dismissal. Any requirement of participation may be waived or modified upon review and approval of the Chief of Police.

Interested applicants must meet the following qualifications:

  • Resident of Auburn for at least one year
  • Minimum age of 21
  • No felony convictions in any state, no misdemeanor convictions within one year of application, not on probation or parole
  • Be willing to submit to a background investigation to include a criminal record check and driver’s history check

Questions can be directed to Lieutenant Mark Maass, 508-832-7777, Mark.Maass@auburnmasspolice.org or Sergeant Daniel Lamoreaux, Daniel.Lamoreaux@auburnmasspolice.org. Applications can be picked up at the Auburn Police Station or downloaded from www.auburnmasspolice.org, pr by clicking HERE, and returned by Wednesday 2/11/15.