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The Bangor Police Department will be holding its first Citizen's Police Academy, beginning Wednesday, March 13, 2013. The 8 week program will consist of one class each Wednesday from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the police department.

Classes will provide attendees with information about Bangor Police Department's operations as it relates to patrol officers, K-9 handling, drug and criminal investigations, the bomb squad, and more.

The Citizen Police Academy is free to attend. It's important to note however, participants will not be trained as police officers.

You will be asked to under go a background check. No one with an extensive criminal record or felony conviction will be allowed to attend the classes.

Questions? Contact Community Relations Officer Jason McAmbley by phone at 947-7384, ext. 5746, or email