Burlington County Sheriff Jean Stanfield announced today that her department will once again host a Senior Citizen’s Police Academy on six consecutive Thursdays beginning February 11th and running through March 17, 2016.
The program, which focuses on safety issues important to seniors, is free. Those interested in attending should call the Sheriff’s Community Services Unit at 609-265-3788.
“Senior citizens will gain a wealth of information and knowledge on how they can better protect themselves from violence, accidents and even consumer fraud,” said Sheriff Jean Stanfield. “Participants will have an opportunity to experience some of the county’s many law enforcement and public safety resources firsthand.”
Below is a list of topics that will be covered by officers from the Sheriff’s Department and other county agencies.
• K-9 Demonstration
• S.W.A.T Demonstration
• Central Communications
• CPR Training
• Personal Protection
• Home Security
• Photo Id cards
• Fire Safety
• And Much More!
The classes will be held from 1 to 3pm at the Emergency Services Training Center, located at 53 Academy Drive Westampton, NJ 08060. All participants will also be provided with a Senior I.D. Card.
Graduation will be held on the last day of the academy, refreshments will be provided.