The Kettering Police Department is inviting adult members of the community to participate in the next Kettering Citi zen’s Police Academy. The curriculum and teaching methods of the academy will be similar to a traditional police academy; however, the participants will not become certified peace officers upon completion.
The purpose of the program is to build a better understanding between the
citizens and the police. Classes are scheduled once a week for two and a half
hours during this ten week course. Topics to be covered include patrol functions,
use of force, role play scenarios, K-9 demonstrations, detective operations, and
It is recommended that students attend the entire ten week academy. The
success of this program is directly related to the commitment of its participants.
The fall session is scheduled for Tuesday, September 17, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. at
the Kettering Police Department. Classes will be held every Tuesday from 6:30-
9:00 p.m. for ten weeks. Class size is limited to the first 20 students.
The deadline for registration is September 12, 2013. The class is free of charge
and applicants can contact Officer Ron Roberts at 937-296-2458 or register online at