Police Chief Gary Will says Officer Mark Johnson coordinating the program and the basics of the program can be viewed on the City of Huron’s website. Will had experience with a reserve officer program that spun off of the Citizen’s Police Academy at job’s he’s held in Oregon. Will says it’s something that he would like to see in Huron…[audio:http://prprt.itmwpb.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/688/2012/03/cpa2.mp3|titles=cpa2]
Mayor Dave McGirr says he enjoyed his time on the first Citizen’s Police Academy the Huron Police Department offered from a number of year back…[audio:http://prprt.itmwpb.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/688/2012/03/cpa3.mp3|titles=cpa3]
Applications are available at the Huron Police Department and at www.huronsd.com. Participants must be 21 year old and hold a valid driver’s licence. Applicants can not have been convicted of a prior felony or be currently on probation or parole. The Spring Citizen’s Police Academy will take only 14 applicants.