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Monday, August 3, 2009

Want to be a Citizen Cop? Now You Can!

Posted By on Mon, Aug 3, 2009 at 4:45 PM

Have you ever wanted to know the inside scoop on police procedure? You know, the stuff they just don't explain on CSI, Law & Order and the Andy Griffith Show?

Well, here's your chance. Beginning next month, the St. Louis County Police Department will host a Citizen Police Academy. Participants will gain "personal knowledge and experience in how actual police officers patrol their beats, conduct traffic stops and investigate crime."

Presumably, the cops will also instruct their pupils on the intricacies of making a citizen's arrest.



For more info on this free program, check out the notice after the jump. It's Daily RFT's "Press Release o' the Day."

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