††††††††††† Chief William Volkert would like to advise the residents of Old Bridge that the Old Bridge Police Department will be implementing a Citizens Police Academy beginning Tuesday, November 16, 2010.

††††††††††† The Citizens Police Academy exposes residents of Old Bridge to entry level police training in order to familiarize them with police procedures.The Academy also provides an interactive forum for the police to provide information to the community.

††††††††††† Township residents must be 21 years of age or older to participate in the Citizens Police Academy.The Academy will meet one (1) night per week for thirteen (13) weeks.Residents will be educated as to topics concerning criminal law, motor vehicle law, accident investigation, patrol tactics, defensive tactics, fire arms familiarization, CPR certification and a ride-along with an officer on patrol.

††††††††††† Applications are available in the OICís office of the Old Bridge Police Department in the Township Municipal Complex.Class size is limited.

††††††††††† For more information, contact Lt. Robert Greenway at (732) 721-5600, Ext. 3610.