Asheboro Police Department taking Citizen’s Academy applications

ASHEBORO – The Asheboro Police Department is taking applications for its 2024 Citizen’s Academy, a nine-week program covering numerous aspects of law enforcement in Asheboro.

Topics covered include arrest techniques, investigations, an overview of the Asheboro Police Department’s structure and specialized units, and a ride-along with an officer for a shift.

Classes are held once per week and is designed to help educate the community on law enforcement operations, and to help officers and the community get to know each other better.

Call Master Sergeant Jeremy Sudduth at (336) 626-2733 for more information or to discuss submitting an application. Some restrictions apply and class sizes are limited.

The 2024 session runs from March 11 through May 7.

By Lauren Rose