Apply to Participate in the Ann Arbor Citizens Police, Fire and Courts Academy

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Applications Accepted Through Feb. 24, 2017

January 9, 2017 - ​The City of Ann Arbor is offering the opportunity to get an inside look at our local public safety and justice systems. Residents interested in learning about the City of Ann Arbor's Police and Fire departments and the 15th District Court are invited to submit an application to attend the Citizens Police, Fire and Courts Academy.

The application deadline to participate in the CPFCA program is Friday, Feb. 24, 2017. Find an application on the City of Ann Arbor website at or contact Ann Arbor Police Service Specialist Jamie Giordano at 734.794.6900, ext. 49528, or

The CPFCA is a free 10-week program that will be held at the Ann Arbor Police and Fire departments, Washtenaw County Community College and the 15th District Court. Classes will take place once a week on Tuesdays, 6:30–9:30 p.m., beginning Tuesday, March 7 and ending May 9, 2017.

CPFCA topics will include: AAPD and AAFD history, emergency management, fire responder's role, use of force, hazardous materials, K-9 unit, investigative unit, court duties/processes and much more. Through this program, participants will gain a better understanding of the challenges facing police officers, firefighters, prosecuting attorneys, defense attorneys and judges.

If you have questions, please contact Giordano at 734.794.6900, ext. 49528, or A background investigation will be conducted on all applicants; applicants will then be notified if accepted into the program.

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Contact Information

Jamie Giordano
Police Service Specialist, Ann Arbor Police Department
734.794.6900, ext. 49528

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